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Subject: Security Bulletins Digest
From: IT Resource Center (support_feedbackus-support.external.hp.com)
Date: Mon Oct 16 2000 - 06:05:58 CDT


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Digest Name: Daily Security Bulletins Digest
    Created: Mon Oct 16 3:00:02 PDT 2000

Table of Contents:

Document ID Title
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HPSBUX0010-125 Sec. Vulnerability in lpspooler
HPSBUX0007-117 Sec. Vulnerability in ftpd **Rev.03**

The documents are listed below.
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Document ID: HPSBUX0010-125
Date Loaded: 20001015
      Title: Sec. Vulnerability in lpspooler

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   HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0125, 16 Oct. '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: The lpspool subsystem has various security oriented defects.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Servers running HP-UX releases 10.XX and 11.XX,

DAMAGE: Users could increase privileges.

SOLUTION: Apply appropriate patches for each release:
          For HP-UX 11.00: PHCO_22365,
              HP-UX 10.20: PHCO_22364,
              HP-UX 10.10: PHCO_22411,
              HP-UX 10.01: PHCO_22410.

AVAILABILITY: The patches are available now.
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I.
 A. Background
    Hewlett-Packard Company has been notified of various vulnerabilities
    in its lpspooler subsystem in the fileset PrinterMgmt.LP-SPOOL.
    Several subsystem commands have memory buffer overflows and may
    not behave correctly.

 B. Fixing the problem:
    Apply one of the patches listed below. Please make note
    of necessary patch dependencies.
        For HP-UX release 11.00: PHCO_22365,
            HP-UX release 10.20: PHCO_22364,
            HP-UX release 10.10: PHCO_22411,
            HP-UX release 10.01: PHCO_22410.

  C. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
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      Permission is granted for copying and circulating this Bulletin to
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      Any other use of this information is prohibited. HP is not liable
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-----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0010-125--------------------------------------


Document ID: HPSBUX0007-117
Date Loaded: 20001015
      Title: Sec. Vulnerability in ftpd **Rev.03**

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**REVISED03** HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0117, 11 July '00
Last Revised: 16 Oct. '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: The ftp server (ftpd) on HP-UX allows users root access.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Servers running HP-UX releases 10.XX and 11.0X$.
          HP-UX 11.0X - Both Problem #1 and #2 below;
          HP-UX 10.2X, 10.10 and 10.01 - Problem #2 only

DAMAGE: Possible unauthorized root access.

**REVISED03**
SOLUTION: Apply appropriate patches listed below.
          For HP-UX release 11.00 PHNE_21936,
              HP-UX release 11.04 PHNE_22060,
              HP-UX release 10.20 PHNE_22057,
              HP-UX release 10.24 PHNE_22059,
              HP-UX releases 10.01 and 10.10 PHNE_22058.

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now.

CHANGE SUMMARY: Rev.03 Provided full patch identification, change
                       from Advisory to Bulletin, and new ftp site.
                Rev.02 Added MD5 checksums, 10.00 and 10.10 binaries
                Rev.01 Corrected typo in filename to be installed.
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I.
   A. Background
      There are 2 problems with FTP Server (ftpd) on HP-UX.
      1. ftpd handling of the SITE EXEC command that allows remote
         users to gain root access. This is possible in the default
         configuration of ftpd on HP-UX 11.0X ONLY.
      2. ftpd does not properly format the parameters to the
         setproctitle() function, allowing users to gain root access.
         This problem applies to both 11.0X and 10.XX.

**Revised 03**
      Reference: CERT Advisory CA-2000-13 Two Input Validation
                 Problems in FTPD

   B. Fixing the problem
      The problem can be fixed by applying a patch.

**Revised 03**
   C. Recommended solution
      Full swinstallable patches are now available from the HP IT
      Resource Center site.

          For HP-UX release 11.00 PHNE_21936,
              HP-UX release 11.04 PHNE_22060,
              HP-UX release 10.20 PHNE_22057,
              HP-UX release 10.24 PHNE_22059,
              HP-UX release 10.01 and 10.10 PHNE_22058.

     Note: There are dependencies for PHNE_22059, HP-UX 10.24.

  D. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
     Bulletins from the HP IT Resource Center via electronic mail,
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     Use your browser to get to the HP IT Resource Center page
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      Under the Maintenance and Support Menu (Electronic Support Center):
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      Use the 'Login' tab at the left side of the screen to login
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      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
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      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:

**Revised 03**
      ftp.itrc.hp.com
      ~ftp/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix"

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

   E. 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
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      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: HPSBUX0007-117--------------------------------------