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Date: Thu Jan 18 2001 - 06:40:53 CST

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    Digest Name: daily security bulletins digest
        Created: Thu Jan 18 3:00:03 PST 2001

    Table of Contents:

    Document ID Title
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    HPSBUX0101-137 Sec. Vulnerability in Support Tools Manager

    The documents are listed below.

    Document ID: HPSBUX0101-137
    Date Loaded: 20010117
          Title: Sec. Vulnerability in Support Tools Manager

        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.
    ISSUE: HP9000 series 700/800 Support Tools Manager (xstm,cstm,stm)

    PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700 and 800 running HP-UX releases 11.11,
               11.00, and 10.20.

    POSSIBLE RESULT: Users could cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

    SOLUTION: Apply patches for HP-UX releases as follows:
                                 for 11.11: PHSS_23067,
                                     11.00: PHSS_23066,
                         series 800 10.20: PHSS_23065,
                         series 700 10.20: PHSS_23064.

    AVAILABILITY: The patches are available now.
        A. Background
           Hewlett-Packard Company has become aware of a defect in the
           Support Tool Manager application, typically used for hardware
           diagnostic purposes.

        B. Fixing the problem
           The problem can be fully resolved by applying the appropriate
           patches to the system. For HP-UX releases
                                   11.11: PHSS_23067,
                                   11.00: PHSS_23066,
                     series 800 10.20: PHSS_23065,
                     series 700 10.20: PHSS_23064.

            NOTE: This issue does NOT apply to HP-UX releases 10.10, nor
                  to 10.01.

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    -----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0101-137--------------------------------------