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Date: Mon Jul 16 2001 - 06:20:18 CDT

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    Digest Name: daily security bulletins digest
        Created: Mon Jul 16 3:00:04 PDT 2001

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    HPSBUX0107-159 Security Vulnerability in dlkm

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    Document ID: HPSBUX0107-159
    Date Loaded: 20010715
          Title: Security Vulnerability in dlkm

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        HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0159, 16 July '01
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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: dlkm static kernel symbol table is incorrectly configured.

    PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX release 11.11 only.

    DAMAGE: Allows potential unauthorized local privileges.

    SOLUTION: Install the appropriate patch for HP-UX release 11.11
                       HPUX 11.11 PHKL_23492

    AVAILABILITY: The patch is available now.

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    A. Background
        Dynamically Loadable Kernel Modules is a feature introduced
        in HP-UX 11.00. A vulnerability was introduced in HP-UX 11.11.
        Installation of the referenced patch is necessary for continued
        secure operation of the HP-UX 11.11 servers.
        HP-UX 11.00 is not vulnerable.

    B. Recommended solution
        Retrieve the following patch from itrc.hp.com and apply it
        to your affected systems.
                 HPUX 11.11 PHSS_24498

        NOTE: A reboot of the system will be necessary.

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