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[security bulletin] HPSBUX02277 SSRT071453 rev.1 - HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Local Denial of Service (DoS)
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 11:03:51 -0700

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01203958
Version: 1

HPSBUX02277 SSRT071453 rev.1 - HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Local Denial of Service (DoS)

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2007-10-15
Last Updated: 2007-10-15

Potential Security Impact: Local Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX OpenSSL. The vulnerability could be exploited locally 
to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

References: none

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running OpenSSL before vA.00.09.07l.

BACKGROUND 

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks SureRun Security Team http://www.SureRun.cn for reporting this vulnerability to 
security-alert () hp com  

To determine if a system has an affected version, search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for an affected 
fileset. Then determine if the recommended action has been taken. 

AFFECTED VERSIONS 

HP-UX B.11.11 
============= 
openssl.OPENSSL-CER 
openssl.OPENSSL-CONF 
openssl.OPENSSL-INC 
openssl.OPENSSL-LIB 
openssl.OPENSSL-MIS 
openssl.OPENSSL-PRNG 
openssl.OPENSSL-PVT 
openssl.OPENSSL-RUN 
action: install revision A.00.09.07l.006 or subsequent 
URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=OPENSSL11I 

HP-UX B.11.23 
============= 
openssl.OPENSSL-CER 
openssl.OPENSSL-CONF 
openssl.OPENSSL-INC 
openssl.OPENSSL-LIB 
openssl.OPENSSL-MIS 
openssl.OPENSSL-PRNG 
openssl.OPENSSL-PVT 
openssl.OPENSSL-RUN 
action: install revision A.00.09.07l.007 or subsequent 
URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=OPENSSL11I 

HP-UX B.11.31 
============= 
openssl.OPENSSL-CER 
openssl.OPENSSL-CONF 
openssl.OPENSSL-INC 
openssl.OPENSSL-LIB 
openssl.OPENSSL-MIS 
openssl.OPENSSL-PRNG 
openssl.OPENSSL-PVT 
openssl.OPENSSL-RUN 
action: install revision A.00.09.08d.003 or subsequent 

URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=OPENSSL11I 

END AFFECTED VERSIONS 


RESOLUTION
HP has made the following available to resolve the vulnerability. 

The updates are available from: 
http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=OPENSSL11I 

HP-UX B.11.11 (11i v1)  update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.07l.006 
HP-UX B.11.23 (11i v2)  update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.07l.007 
HP-UX B.11.31 (11i v3) update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.08d.003 

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update 

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION 
HP-UX Software Assistant: 
HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued 
Security Bulletins and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download 
patches and create a depot automatically. 
For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa 

HISTORY 
Revision: 1 (rev.1) - 15 October 2007 Initial release 

Third Party Security Patches: 
Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in 
accordance with the customer's patch management policy. 
Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: security-alert () hp 
com 
It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, 
especially exploit information. 
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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of 
the Bulletin number in the title: 

GN = HP General SW 
MA = HP Management Agents 
MI = Misc. 3rd Party SW 
MP = HP MPE/iX 
NS = HP NonStop Servers 
OV = HP OpenVMS 
PI = HP Printing & Imaging 
ST = HP Storage SW 
TL = HP Trusted Linux 
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX 
UX = HP-UX 
VV = HP VirtualVault 

System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually 
reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.


"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP 
products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the 
applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. HP does not warrant that 
this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be 
responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. To the 
extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of 
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."

┬ęCopyright 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. 
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The 
information provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or 
its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental,special or consequential damages including 
downtime cost; lost profits;damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or services; or damages for loss 
of data, or software restoration. The information in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard 
Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the 
United States and other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their 
respective owners.
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