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HPSBUX02611 SSRT090201 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Threaded Processes, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c02586517

Version: 1

HPSBUX02611 SSRT090201 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Threaded Processes, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2010-12-06

Last Updated: 2010-12-06


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 threaded processes. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

References: CVE-2010-4108

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23 and HP-UX B.11.31 running threaded processes.

BACKGROUND

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

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2010-4108
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
6.8

Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has provided the following patches to resolve this vulnerability.

The patches are available by contacting HP Support

HP-UX Release
Patch ID
B.11.11 (11i v1)
PHKL_39133 or subsequent
B.11.23 (11i v2)
PHKL_39899 or subsequent
B.11.31 (11i v3)
PHKL_40944 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 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.11.11
==============
OS-Core.CORE2-KRN
action: install PHKL_39133 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23
==============
OS-Core.CORE2-KRN
action: install PHKL_39899 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31
==============
OS-Core.CORE2-KRN
action: install PHKL_40944 or subsequent

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 6 December 2010 Initial release

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.

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