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HPSBUX02295 SSRT071333 rev.1 - HP-UX Running rpc.yppasswdd, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01294324

Version: 1

HPSBUX02295 SSRT071333 rev.1 - HP-UX Running rpc.yppasswdd, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2007-12-19

Last Updated: 2007-12-19


Potential Security Impact: Remote 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 running rpc.yppasswdd. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a denial of service (DoS).

References: CVE_2007-6419

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31

BACKGROUND

For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: security-alert@hp.com

To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected version, search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for one of the filesets listed below.

For affected systems verify that the recommended action has been taken.

AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP-UX B.11.11
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NFS.KEY-CORE
NFS.NFS-64ALIB
NFS.NFS-64SLIB
NFS.NFS-CLIENT
NFS.NFS-CORE
NFS.NFS-ENG-A-MAN
NFS.NFS-PRG
NFS.NFS-SERVER
NFS.NFS-SHLIBS
NFS.NIS-CLIENT
NFS.NIS-CORE
NFS.NIS-SERVER
NFS.NISPLUS-CORE
OS-Core.CORE-ENG-A-MAN
NFS.NFS-KRN
NFS.NFS-KRN
action: install patch PHNE_36168 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23
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NFS.NFS-ENG-A-MAN
NFS.NISPLUS-CORE
NFS.KEY-CORE
NFS.NFS-64SLIB
NFS.NIS2-CLIENT
NFS.NIS2-CORE
NFS.NIS2-SERVER
NFS.KEY-CORE
NFS.NFS-64SLIB
NFS.NIS2-CLIENT
NFS.NIS2-CORE
NFS.NIS2-SERVER
action: install patch PHNE_36260 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31
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NFS.NIS2-SERVER
NFS.NIS2-SERVER
action: install patch PHNE_36449 or subsequent

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

RESOLUTION

HP is providing the following patches to resolve the vulnerability.
The updates are available from: http://itrc.hp.com

OS Release
Patch ID
HP-UX B.11.11
PHNE_36168 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.23
PHNE_36260 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.31
PHNE_36449 or subsequent

MANUAL ACTIONS: No

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: Version 1 (rev.1) - 19 December 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.
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