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Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 07:40:22 CDT

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        Created: Fri Apr 27 3:00:02 PDT 2001

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    HPSBUX0104-149 Sec. Vulnerability in pcltotiff (rev.01)

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    Document ID: HPSBUX0104-149
    Date Loaded: 20010426
          Title: Sec. Vulnerability in pcltotiff (rev.01)

    Last revised: 26 April 2001

    The information in the following Security Advisory 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 Advisory as soon as possible.

    PROBLEM: /opt/sharedprint/bin/pcltotiff has unsafe permissions.

    PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases 10.01,
               10.10, 10.20, and 10.26.

    DAMAGE: Denial of service.

    SOLUTION: Change the permissions on /opt/sharedprint/bin/pcltotiff.

    AVAILABILITY: A bulletin will be issued when patches are available.
    CHANGE SUMMARY: Typographical error corrections in script.
       A. Background

          /opt/sharedprint/bin/pcltotiff is in group bin with set group id
          permissions. This is necessary to allow pcltotiff to read files
          in /usr/lib/X11/fonts/ifo.st/typefaces/.

       B. Fixing the problem

          Remove the set group id permissions from pcltotiff and
          allow read access to /usr/lib/X11/fonts/ifo.st/typefaces/.

       C. Recommended solution

          /sbin/chmod 555 /opt/sharedprint/bin/pcltotiff
          /sbin/chmod o+r /usr/lib/X11/fonts/ifo.st/typefaces/*

          To avoid swverify errors:
    **REVISED 01:
          /usr/sbin/swmodify -x files='/opt/sharedprint/bin/pcltotiff' \

           for i in `/sbin/ls /usr/lib/X11/fonts/ifo.st/typefaces`
            /usr/sbin/swmodify \
              -x files="/usr/lib/X11/fonts/ifo.st/typefaces/$i" \

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    -----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0104-149--------------------------------------