Security Vulnerability in lp subsystem

Security Vulnerability in lp subsystem

Post by Security Ale » Thu, 29 Aug 2002 21:44:56

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 Originally issued: 27 Aug 2002
 SSRT2331 Security Vulnerability in lp subsystem

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.

PROBLEM:  Potential buffer overflows in lp subsystem

PLATFORM: HP9000 Servers running HP-UX releases 10.20, 11.00, and
          11.11 (11i).

DAMAGE:   Potential denial of service to lp subsystem,

SOLUTION: Install the applicable patch for the OS release:
              HP-UX 10.20          PHCO_27133,
              HP-UX 11.00          PHCO_27132,
              HP-UX 11.11          PHCO_27020.


AVAILABILITY:  The patches are available now on

 A. Background
    The LP subsystem cummulative patch fixes buffer overflows
    that potentially would be exploitable by local users.

 B. Recommended solution
    Retrieve and install the following appropriate patches:
              HP-UX 10.20          PHCO_27133,
              HP-UX 11.00          PHCO_27132,
              HP-UX 11.11          PHCO_27020.

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Yours truly,
HP S/W Security Team
WTEC Cupertino, California