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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   SharedX Vendors:   HPE
HP SharedX Insecure File Access May Grant Local Users Access to Files on the System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1008712
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1008712
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 15 2004
Original Entry Date:  Jan 14 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP's SharedX collaboration application. A local user may be able to gain access to files or cause denial of service conditions on the system.

It is reported that SharedX accesses files in a potentially insecure manner. No further details were provided.

Impact:   A local user may be able to access files on the system or cause denial of service conditions on the system.
Solution:   The vendor has released the following fixes:

PHSS_29338 - B.11.00 and B.11.11
PHSS_29550 - B.11.22

Vendor URL:  www.hp.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)
Underlying OS Comments:  HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.22

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  HP-UX security bulletins digest



Document ID:  HPSBUX0401-307
Date Loaded:  20040113
      Title:  SSRT3476 SharedX

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 Source: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
 SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0401-307
 Originally issued: 13 January 2004
 SSRT3476 SharedX
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NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.

The information in the following Security Bulletin should be
acted upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will
not be liable for any consequences to any customer resulting
from customer's failure to fully implement instructions in this
Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

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PROBLEM:  SharedX accesses files in a potentially insecure
          manner.

IMPACT: Potential unauthorized access or denial of service
        by a local user.

PLATFORM: HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.22

SOLUTION:  Apply the appropriate patch:

           PHSS_29338 - B.11.00 and B.11.11
           PHSS_29550 - B.11.22

MANUAL ACTIONS: No

AVAILABILITY: The patches are available now.
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 A. Background

     AFFECTED VERSIONS

     The following is a list by HP-UX revision of
     affected filesets or patches and fix information.
     To determine if a system has an affected version,
     search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset"
     for an affected fileset or patch, then determine if
     a fixed revision or applicable patch is installed.

     HP-UX B.11.00
     HP-UX B.11.11
     =============
     WTSharedX.WTSHAREDX
     fix: install PHSS_29338 or subsequent

     HP-UX B.11.22
     =============
     WTSharedX.WTSHAREDX
     fix: install PHSS_29550 or subsequent


     END AFFECTED VERSIONS


 B. Recommended solution

     Apply the appropriate patch:

           PHSS_29338 - B.11.00 and B.11.11
           PHSS_29550 - B.11.22


 C. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
    Bulletins from the HP IT Resource Center via electronic
    mail, do the following:

    Use your browser to get to the HP IT Resource Center page
    at:

       http://itrc.hp.com

    Use the 'Login' tab at the left side of the screen to login
    using your ID and password.  Use your existing login or the
    "Register" button at the left to create a login, in order to
    gain access to many areas of the ITRC.  Remember to save the
    User ID assigned to you, and your password.

    In the left most frame select "Maintenance and Support".

    Under the "Notifications" section (near the bottom of
    the page), select "Support Information Digests".

    To -subscribe- to future HP Security Bulletins or other
    Technical Digests, click the check box (in the left column)
    for the appropriate digest and then click the "Update
    Subscriptions" button at the bottom of the page.

    or

    To -review- bulletins already released, select the link
    (in the middle column) for the appropriate digest.

    NOTE: Using your itrc account security bulletins can be
          found here:
    http://itrc.hp.com/cki/bin/doc.pl/screen=ckiSecurityBulletin


    To -gain access- to the Security Patch Matrix, select
    the link for "The Security Bulletins Archive".  (near the
    bottom of the page)  Once in the archive the third link is
    to the current Security Patch Matrix. Updated daily, this
    matrix categorizes security patches by platform/OS release,
    and by bulletin topic.  Security Patch Check completely
    automates the process of reviewing the patch matrix for
    11.XX systems.  Please note that installing the patches
    listed in the Security Patch Matrix will completely
    implement a security bulletin _only_ if the MANUAL ACTIONS
    field specifies "No."

    The Security Patch Check tool can verify that a security
    bulletin has been implemented on HP-UX 11.XX systems providing
    that the fix is completely implemented in a patch with no
    manual actions required.  The Security Patch Check tool cannot
    verify fixes implemented via a product upgrade.

    For information on the Security Patch Check tool, see:
    http://www.software.hp.com/cgi-bin/swdepot_parser.cgi/cgi/
    displayProductInfo.pl?productNumber=B6834AA

    The security patch matrix is also available via anonymous
    ftp:

    ftp://ftp.itrc.hp.com/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix/

    On the "Support Information Digest Main" page:
    click on the "HP Security Bulletin Archive".

    The PGP key used to sign this bulletin is available from
    several PGP Public Key servers.  The key identification
    information is:

       2D2A7D59
       HP Security Response Team (Security Bulletin signing only)
       <security-alert@hp.com>
       Fingerprint =
         6002 6019 BFC1 BC62 F079 862E E01F 3AFC 2D2A 7D59

    If you have problems locating the key please write to
    security-alert@hp.com.  Please note that this key is
    for signing bulletins only and is not the key returned
    by sending 'get key' to security-alert@hp.com.


 D. To report new security vulnerabilities, send email to

    security-alert@hp.com

    Please encrypt any exploit information using the
    security-alert PGP key, available from your local key
    server, or by sending a message with a -subject- (not body)
    of 'get key' (no quotes) to security-alert@hp.com.

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(c)Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Company
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or
editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information
in this document is subject to change without notice.
Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of HP products referenced
herein are trademarks and/or service marks of Hewlett-Packard
Company.  Other product and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.

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