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Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 06:41:56 CDT

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    Digest Name: daily security bulletins digest
        Created: Tue Jul 17 3:00:05 PDT 2001

    Table of Contents:

    Document ID Title
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    HPSBUX0107-160 Security Vulnerability in login
    HPSBUX0107-159 Security Vulnerability in dlkm (rev.01)

    The documents are listed below.
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    Document ID: HPSBUX0107-160
    Date Loaded: 20010716
          Title: Security Vulnerability in login

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        HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0160, 17 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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    ISSUE: The login(1) command allows restricted shell users to
              circumvent security checks.

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

    DAMAGE: Restricted shell users can gain unauthorized access.

    SOLUTION: Install the appropriate patch for the HP-UX release:
               11.00 PHCO_24083,
               11.11 PHCO_23900,
               10.20 PHCO_24267.

    AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now.
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    I. Background
         Hewlett-Packard Company has learned of a defect in login which
         allows restricted shell users to execute unauthorized commands
         and possibly break out of the restricted shell.

    II. Recommended actions
         Apply the appropriate patch as listed herein:
               11.11 PHCO_23900,
               11.00 PHCO_24083,
               10.20 PHCO_24267.

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    ________________________________________________________________________
    -----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0107-160--------------------------------------


    Document ID: HPSBUX0107-159
    Date Loaded: 20010716
          Title: Security Vulnerability in dlkm (rev.01)

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    **REV 01** HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0159, 16 July '01
    Last revised: 16 July '01
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    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.

    **Rev.01**
    SOLUTION: Install the appropriate patch for HP-UX release 11.11
    ---->> HP-UX 11.11 PHCO_23492

    AVAILABILITY: The patch is available now.
    CHANGE SUMMARY: Incorrect patch ID provided.
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    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.
    **Rev. 01**
    B. Recommended solution
        Retrieve the following patch from itrc.hp.com and apply it
        to your affected systems.
    ---->> HP-UX 11.11 PHCO_23492

        NOTE: A reboot of the system will be necessary.

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       Use the 'Login' tab at the left side of the screen to login
       using your ID and password. Use your existing login or the
       "Register" button at the left to create a login, in order to
       gain access to many areas of the ITRC. Remember to save the
       User ID assigned to you, and your password.

       Under the "Notifications" section (near the bottom of the
       page), select "Support Information Digests".

       To -subscribe- to future HP Security Bulletins or other
       Technical Digests, click the check box (in the left column)
       for the appropriate digest and then click the "Update
       Subscriptions" button at the bottom of the page.

       or

       To -review- bulletins already released, select the link
       (in the middle column) for the appropriate digest.

       To -gain access- to the Security Patch Matrix, select
       the link for "hp security bulletins archive" near the bottom.
       Once in the archive the top link is to our current Security
       Patch Matrix. Updated daily, this matrix categorizes security
       patches by platform/OS release, and by bulletin topic.

       The security patch matrix is also available via anonymous ftp:

       ftp.itrc.hp.com:~ftp/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix

       On the "Support Information Digest Main" page:
       click on the "HP Security Bulletin Archive".

    D. To report new security vulnerabilities, send email to

        security-alerthp.com

       Please encrypt any exploit information using the security-alert
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       performed for non-commercial purposes.

       Any other use of this information is prohibited. HP is not
       liable for any misuse of this information by any third party.
    ________________________________________________________________________
    -----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0107-159--------------------------------------