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Subject: Security Bulletins Digest
From: Aleph One (aleph1UNDERGROUND.ORG)
Date: Sat Aug 12 2000 - 10:25:48 CDT


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Digest Name: Daily Security Bulletins Digest
    Created: Thu Aug 10 15:06:23 PDT 2000

Table of Contents:

Document ID Title
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HPSBUX0008-119 Sec. Vulnerability OpenView NNM 6.1
HPSBUX0008-118 Sec. Vulnerability in newgrp(1)

The documents are listed below.
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Document ID: HPSBUX0008-119
Date Loaded: 20000810
      Title: Sec. Vulnerability OpenView NNM 6.1

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    HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #00119, 09 August '00
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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.

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PROBLEM: Web password protection is not robust for local users.

PLATFORM: HP OpenView Network Node Manager version 6.1 for platforms
          running:
            HP-UX release 10.20,
            HP-UX release 11.00,
            Sun Solaris 2.X,
            Window NT4.X and Windows 2000.

DAMAGE: Potential web password vulnerability.

SOLUTION: Apply the appropriate patches noted below.

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now.
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   A. Background
      Hewlett-Packard Company has been notified of a vulnerability
      in its OpenView Network Node Manager version 6.1. The user
      must click in the login box in order to begin entering
      his or her login information.

   B. Fixing the problem
          For HP-UX release 10.20 install patch PHSS_22061
              HP-UX release 11.00 install patch PHSS_22062.
              Please note the dependencies for each.

          For Sun Solaris 2.X use PSOV_02767,
              Microsoft products use NNM_00581.
              Please note the dependencies for each.

       These four patches are not available from the ITRC, the can
       be obtained from http://ovweb.external.hp.com/cpe/patches/

   C. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
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      patches by platform/OS release, and by bulletin topic.

      The security patch matrix is also available via anonymous ftp:

      us-ffs.external.hp.com
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      Please encrypt any exploit information using the security-alert
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      Permission is granted for copying and circulating this Bulletin to
      Hewlett-Packard (HP) customers (or the Internet community) for the
      purpose of alerting them to problems, if and only if, the Bulletin
      is not edited or changed in any way, is attributed to HP, and
      provided such reproduction and/or distribution is performed for
      non-commercial purposes.

      Any other use of this information is prohibited. HP is not liable
      for any misuse of this information by any third party.
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-----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0008-119--------------------------------------


Document ID: HPSBUX0008-118
Date Loaded: 20000809
      Title: Sec. Vulnerability in newgrp(1)

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        HEWLETT-PACKARD SECURITY BULLETIN: #00118, 09 August '00
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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 newgrp(1) command

PLATFORM: HP 9000 Series 700/800s running versions of HP-UX 11.00 only.

DAMAGE: A vulnerability exists with PHCO_22021 potentially allowing
          local users additional privileges.

SOLUTION: Apply the patch noted below.

AVAILABILITY: The patch is available now.

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I.
   A. Background
      A vulnerability with the cumulative newgrp(1) command
      (/usr/bin/newgrp) has been discovered.

   B. Fixing the problem
      The vulnerability can be eliminated with application of a new
      patch PHCO_22096.

   C. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
      Bulletins/Advisories from the HP IT Resource Center via
      electronic mail, do the following:

      Use your browser to get to the HP IT Resource Center page
      at:

       http://itrc.hp.com

      Under the Maintenance and Support Menu (Electronic Support Center):
      click on the "more..." link. Then -

      Use the 'Login' tab at the left side of the screen to login
      using your ID and password. Check with your system
      administrator to see if you have an existing login or use
      the "Register" button at the left to create a login. You
      will need to login in order to gain access to many areas of
      the ITRC. Remember to save the User ID assigned to you, and
      your password.

      Under the Maintenance and Support Menu, click on the "more..."
      link. Under the "Notifications" section (near the bottom of
      the page), select "Support Information Digests".

      To -subscribe- to future HP Security Bulletins or other
      Technical Digests, click the check box (in the left column)
      for the appropriate digest and then click the "Update
      Subscriptions" button at the bottom of the page.

      or

      To -review- bulletins already released, select the link
      (in the middle column) for the appropriate digest.

      To -gain access- to the Security Patch Matrix, select
      the link for "The Security Bulletins Archive". Once in
      the archive the third link is to our current Security
      Patch Matrix. Updated daily, this matrix categorizes security
      patches by platform/OS release, and by bulletin topic.

      The security patch matrix is also available via anonymous ftp:

      us-ffs.external.hp.com
      ~ftp/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix"

      On the "Support Information Digest Main" page:
      click on the "HP Security Bulletin Archive".

   D. To report new security vulnerabilities, send email to

      security-alerthp.com

      Please encrypt any exploit information using the security-alert
      PGP key, available from your local key server, or by sending a
      message with a -subject- (not body) of 'get key' (no quotes) to
      security-alerthp.com.

      Permission is granted for copying and circulating this Bulletin to
      Hewlett-Packard (HP) customers (or the Internet community) for the
      purpose of alerting them to problems, if and only if, the Bulletin
      is not edited or changed in any way, is attributed to HP, and
      provided such reproduction and/or distribution is performed for
      non-commercial purposes.

      Any other use of this information is prohibited. HP is not liable
      for any misuse of this information by any third party.
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-----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0008-118--------------------------------------