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Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 06:53:32 CDT

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        Created: Wed Jun 27 3:00:02 PDT 2001

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    HPSBUX0106-155 Security Vulnerability in CIFS/9000 Server

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    Document ID: HPSBUX0106-155
    Date Loaded: 20010626
          Title: Security Vulnerability in CIFS/9000 Server

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          HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0155, 27 June 2001
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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: CIFS/9000 Server (SAMBA) allows malicious local users
              to overwrite arbitrary files and devices.

    PLATFORM: HP 9000 servers running CIFS/9000 Server version A.01.06,
              or lower.

    DAMAGE: Arbitrary files and devices can be overwritten.

    SOLUTION: Install PHNE_24164

    AVAILABILITY: The patch is available now.
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       A. Background
          Local HP-UX users must intentionally modify certain CIFS/9000
          Server resources in order to affect the damage (i.e., technically
          proficient and malicious). Problem only occurs during printing
          operations; thus, CIFS/9000 Servers used only as file servers are
          not vulnerable.

       B. Recommended solution

          Install patch PHNE_24164 for HP-UX release 11.00 or 11.11.

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