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HPSBUX02277 SSRT071453 rev.1 - HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Local Denial of Service (DoS)

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01203958

Version: 1

HPSBUX02277 SSRT071453 rev.1 - HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Local Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2007-10-15

Last Updated: 2007-10-15


Potential Security Impact: Local Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX OpenSSL. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

References: none

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running OpenSSL before vA.00.09.07l.

BACKGROUND

For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: security-alert@hp.com

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks SureRun Security Team http://www.SureRun.cn Non-HP site for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hp.com.

To determine if a system has an affected version, search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for an affected fileset. Then determine if the recommended action has been taken.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.11
=============
openssl.OPENSSL-CER
openssl.OPENSSL-CONF
openssl.OPENSSL-INC
openssl.OPENSSL-LIB
openssl.OPENSSL-MIS
openssl.OPENSSL-PRNG
openssl.OPENSSL-PVT
openssl.OPENSSL-RUN
action: install revision A.00.09.07l.006 or subsequent
URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=OPENSSL11I

HP-UX B.11.23
=============
openssl.OPENSSL-CER
openssl.OPENSSL-CONF
openssl.OPENSSL-INC
openssl.OPENSSL-LIB
openssl.OPENSSL-MIS
openssl.OPENSSL-PRNG
openssl.OPENSSL-PVT
openssl.OPENSSL-RUN
action: install revision A.00.09.07l.007 or subsequent
URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=OPENSSL11I

HP-UX B.11.31
=============
openssl.OPENSSL-CER
openssl.OPENSSL-CONF
openssl.OPENSSL-INC
openssl.OPENSSL-LIB
openssl.OPENSSL-MIS
openssl.OPENSSL-PRNG
openssl.OPENSSL-PVT
openssl.OPENSSL-RUN
action: install revision A.00.09.08d.003 or subsequent

URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=OPENSSL11I

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

RESOLUTION

HP has made the following available to resolve the vulnerability.

The updates are available from:
http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=OPENSSL11I

HP-UX B.11.11 (11i v1)
update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.07l.006
HP-UX B.11.23 (11i v2)
update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.07l.007
HP-UX B.11.31 (11i v3)
update to OpenSSL vA.00.09.08d.003

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Software Assistant:
HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically.
For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa

HISTORY
Revision: 1 (rev.1) - 15 October 2007 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches:
Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.
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