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Security Bulletin SSRT3608 - (OpenVMS) Potential security vulnerability with DCE
From: Webb, Nigel (SSRT) (nigelwebbhp.com)
Date: Fri Aug 15 2003 - 17:37:28 CDT
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SSRT3608 - (OpenVMS) Potential security vulnerability with
NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this
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Not Yet Released
LAST UPDATED: 15 August 2003 (Draft)
SOURCE: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
Software Security Response Team
REFERENCE: CERT VU#377804, Microsoft MS03-026
Potential security vulnerability with Distributed Computing
Environment (DCE) where a remote user may cause the service
to become unresponsive. This vulnerability may be exploited
in the DCE/RPC environment in association with the Blaster
worm network traffic.
All currently supported versions of HP OpenVMS including
V6.3, V7.1, V7.2x, V7.3x running Distributed Computing
HP is diligently working on a resolution for this
vulnerability at the present time, this Bulletin will be
updated immediately a solution is available.
In the event that the DCE service has become unresponsive,
a workaround that can be used after the Windows environment
is free of the Blaster worm is to restart DCE using the
SUPPORT: For further information, contact HP Services.
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REPORT: To report a potential security vulnerability with any
HP supported product, send email to: security-alerthp.com
As always, HP urges you to periodically review your system
management and security procedures. HP will continue to
review and enhance the security features of its products and
work with our customers to maintain and improve the security
and integrity of their systems.
"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order
to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP
products the important security information contained in this
Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the
applicability of this information to their individual
situations and take appropriate action. HP does not warrant
that this information is necessarily accurate or complete
for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be
responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or
disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin."
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