HP-UX ARPA Transport Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1019260|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1019260
(Links to External Site)
Date: Jan 23 2008
Denial of service via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): HP-UX B.11.31|
A vulnerability was reported in HP-UX. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.|
No further details were provided.
Only systems running ARPA Transport are affected.
A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.|
The vendor has issued the following patch, available at:|
MD5 sum = 2ede1ed39a35fd470dff88f023523f61 UNOF_37676.depot
The HP advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01328657 (Links to External Site)
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBUX02306 SSRT071463 rev.1 - HP-UX Running ARPA Transport, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01328657
HPSBUX02306 SSRT071463 rev.1 - HP-UX Running ARPA Transport, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2008-01-16
Last Updated: 2008-01-22
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running ARPA Transport. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely
to create a Denial of Service (DoS).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.31 running ARPA Transport.
HP has made the following software patch available to resolve the vulnerability.
The patch can be downloaded from ftp://ss071463:email@example.com/
MD5 sum = 2ede1ed39a35fd470dff88f023523f61 UNOF_37676.depot
Note: This Security Bulletin will be revised when a general release patch is available to resolve the vulnerability. Before installing
any new patch, UNOF_37676.depot must be removed using swremove(1M).
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes
Download and install UNOF_37676.depot
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.
action: install UNOF_37676.depot
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 22 January 2008 Initial release
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