Revised Sec. Vulnerability BIND on HP-UX

Revised Sec. Vulnerability BIND on HP-UX

Post by Security Ale » Fri, 21 Aug 1998 04:00:00



Please direct any follow-ups to comp.sys.hp.hpux.

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**REVISED 01** HEWLETT-PACKARD SECURITY BULLETIN: #00083, 19 August 1998
Last Revised: 20 August 1998
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The information in the following Security Bulletin should be acted upon
as soon as possible.  Hewlett Packard 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.

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PROBLEM:  Security vulnerability in the BIND executable

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases 9.X, 10.X & 11.00.

DAMAGE:   May allow remote users to gain root access or to disrupt
          normal operation on the name server.

SOLUTION: Install patches (below) which upgrade BIND to version 4.9.7.

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now, except as noted.
CHANGE SUMMARY: Added patch for HP-UX release 10.16.
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I.
   A. Background
      The CERT Advisory CA-98.05 discusses two vulnerabilities which
      affect HP-UX.  Detailed descriptions of each problem and its
      solutions are included in the advisory, available from:

         www.cert.org/ftp/cert_advisories/CA-98.05.bind_problems

   B. Fixing the problem
      The problems can be fixed by installing the necessary patch.

**REVISED 01**
       HP-UX release  9.0, 9.01, 9.03, 9.04, 9.05, & 9.07: PHNE_13187
       HP-UX release  10.00, 10.01, 10.10 and 10.20:       PHNE_14617
--->>> HP-UX release  10.16:                              *PHNE_16232
       HP-UX release  10.24:                             **PHNE_16204
       HP-UX release  11.00:                               PHNE_12957

    NOTE: ** Patch for VVOS (10.24) is expected to be available
             after 26 Aug. 98
--->>>     * Patch for CMW (10.16) is expected to be available
--->>>       after 26 Aug. 98

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