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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c03057703
HPSBUX02715 SSRT100623 rev.3 - HP-UX Containers (SRP), Local Unauthorized Access and Increased Privileges
Release Date: 2011-10-26
Last Updated: 2011-10-28
Potential Security Impact: Local unauthorized access.
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential vulnerability has been identified in HP-UX Containers, formerly HP-UX Secure Resource Partitions (SRP), when used in conjunction with patch PHKL_42310. The vulnerability could lead to a local unauthorized access and increased privileges.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.31 (11i v3) Secure Resource Partitions (SRP) A.03.00, A.03.00.002 and A.03.01.
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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
HP has provided the following upgrade to resolve this vulnerability. The upgrade is to provide support for the deployment of Rational Clearcase on a system with HP-UX Containers.
The upgrade can be retrieved from
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
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 revision A.03.01.001 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 26 October 2011 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 27 October 2011 Corrected SWA directive
Version: 3 (rev.3) - 28 October 2011 Clarified Resolution
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.
Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel.
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