(HP Issues Fix) OpenSSL Off-by-one Overflow in SL_get_shared_ciphers() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1019023|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1019023
(Links to External Site)
Date: Nov 30 2007
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSL. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. Apache on HP-UX is affected.|
A remote user can send specially crafted data to applications that use the SL_get_shared_ciphers() function trigger an off-by-one overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.
The vulnerability resides in 'ssl/ssl_lib.c'.
The vendor was notified on June 6, 2007.
Moritz Jodeit reported this vulnerability.
A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
HP has issued a fix for Apache on HP-UX, which is affected by this vulnerability.|
The following patches are available at:
|Underlying OS: UNIX (HP/UX)|
|Underlying OS Comments: 11.11, 11.23, and 11.31|
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBUX02292 SSRT071499 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Apache, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01290398
HPSBUX02292 SSRT071499 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Apache, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2007-11-28
Last Updated: 2007-11-28
Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX Apache. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to execute
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running Apache v2.0.59.00.0 or earlier.
To determine if a system has an affected version, search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for an affected fileset. Then
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action: install revision A.2.0.59.00.1 or subsequent
action: install revision B.2.0.59.00.1 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve this vulnerability.
The updates are available for download from:
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
Install Apache v2.0.59.00.1 or subsequent
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