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[security bulletin] HPSBUX02715 SSRT100623 rev.2 - HP-UX Containers (SRP), Local Unauthorized Access and Increased Privileges
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:12:16 -0400 (EDT)

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c03057703
Version: 2

HPSBUX02715 SSRT100623 rev.2 - HP-UX Containers (SRP), Local Unauthorized Access and Increased Privileges

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

Release Date: 2011-10-26
Last Updated: 2011-10-27

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Potential Security Impact: Local unauthorized access.

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential vulnerability has been identified in HP-UX Containers, formerly HP-UX Secure Resource Partitions (SRP), 
when used in conjunction with patch PHKL_42310. The vulnerability could lead to a local unauthorized access and 
increased privileges.

References: CVE-2011-3164

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.31 (11i v3) Secure Resource Partitions (SRP) A.03.00, A.03.00.002 and A.03.01.

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
===========================================================
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2011-3164    (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)       6.8
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             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has provided the following upgrade to resolve this vulnerability. The upgrade is to provide support for the 
deployment of Rational Clearcase on a system with HP-UX Containers.
The upgrade can be retrieved from
https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=HP-UX-SRP

HP-UX Containers (SRP)
 Solution

A.03.00, A.03.00.002, and A.03.01
 Upgrade to HP-UX Containers A.03.01.001

As an alternative to installing the upgrade, remove patch PHKL_42310. Note that removal of PHKL_42310 will reintroduce 
a known issue affecting the Rational Clearcase product. Removal of PHKL_42310 will also reintroduce a critical patch 
warning for patches PHKL_41156 and PHKL_41421. See documentation on PHKL_42310, PHKL_41156 and PHKL_41421 for further 
details.

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 Security Bulletins issued by HP 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

The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.31
=============
SRP.SRP-KERNEL
action: install revision A.03.01.001 or subsequent

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

HISTORY
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 26 October 2011 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 27 October 2011 Corrected SWA directive

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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

Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletin alerts via Email: 
http://h41183.www4.hp.com/signup_alerts.php?jumpid=hpsc_secbulletins

Security Bulletin List: A list of HP Security Bulletins, updated periodically, is contained in HP Security Notice 
HPSN-2011-001: https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c02964430

3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX

Copyright 2011 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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