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Subject: Security Bulletins Digest
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Date: Thu Nov 02 2000 - 06:11:40 CST

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    Created: Thu Nov 2 3:00:03 PST 2000

Table of Contents:

Document ID Title
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HPSBUX0011-128 Sec. Vulnerability in dtterm

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Document ID: HPSBUX0011-128
Date Loaded: 20001101
      Title: Sec. Vulnerability in dtterm


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: dtterm has misuse potential.

PLATFORM: HP9000 systems running HP-UX releases 11.00, 11.04, 10.20,
          10.24, and 10.10.

DAMAGE: Users can gain unauthorized privileges.

SOLUTION: Apply appropriate patches as listed below and see
          instructions below.
          For HP-UX release 11.00: PHSS_22320,
              HP-UX release 11.04: PHSS_22548,
              HP-UX release 10.20: PHSS_22319,
              HP-UX release 10.24: PHSS_22546,
              HP-UX release 10.10: not yet available.

AVAILABILITY: Patches are available except as indicated above.
 A. Background
    Hewlett-Packard Company has been notified of vulnerabilities in

 B. Fixing the problem:
    Apply patches as listed below and change permissions where
    patches are not yet available.

    For HP-UX release 11.00: PHSS_22320,
        HP-UX release 11.04: PHSS_22548,
        HP-UX release 10.20: PHSS_22319 and do chmod(1) (below),
        HP-UX release 10.24: PHSS_22546,
        HP-UX release 10.10: not yet available, do chmod(1)'s (below).

     Patches are not currently available for /usr/dt/bin/dtterm
     on HP-UX release 10.10.

     Patches are not currently available for /usr/vue/bin/dtterm
     on HP-UX release 10.10 and HP-UX release 10.20.

     Until patches are available the vulnerability can be removed
     by setting the permissions as follows:

             chmod 555 /usr/dt/bin/dtterm
             chmod 555 /usr/vue/bin/dtterm

             [/usr/dt/bin/dtterm fixed in PHSS_22319]
             chmod 555 /usr/vue/bin/dtterm

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