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HPSBTU02300 SSRT071452 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX running FFM, Local Denial of Service (Dos)

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01310389

Version: 1

HPSBTU02300 SSRT071452 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX running FFM, Local Denial of Service (Dos)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2007-12-19

Last Updated: 2007-12-19


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 the HP Tru64 UNIX Operating System running FFM (File-on-File Mounting File System). The vulnerability could be exploited by a local, authorized user to cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

References: None

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

The following supported software versions are affected:

HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-4
HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-3

BACKGROUND

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

RESOLUTION

HP is releasing the following Early Release Patch (ERP) kits publicly for use by any customer until updates are available in mainstream release patch kits.

The resolutions contained in the ERP kits are targeted for availability in the following mainstream patch kit:

HP Tru64 UNIX Version v5.1B-5

The ERP kits use dupatch to install and will not install over any Customer Specific Patches (CSPs) that have file intersections with the ERPs. Contact your service provider for assistance if the installation of the ERPs is blocked by any of your installed CSPs.

The ERP kits distribute the following file:

/sys/BINARY/ffm_fs.mod

HP Tru64 UNIX Version v5.1B-4
PREREQUISITE: HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-4 PK6 (BL27)
Name: T64KIT1001398-V51BB27-ES-20071207
Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=T64KIT1001398-V51BB27-ES-20071207
HP Tru64 UNIX Version v5.1B-3
PREREQUISITE: HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-3 PK5 (BL26)
Name: T64KIT1001399-V51BB26-ES-20071207
Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=T64KIT1001399-V51BB26-ES-20071207

MD5 checksums are available from the ITRC patch database main page. From the patch database main page, click Tru64 UNIX, then click verifying MD5 checksums under useful links.

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

HISTORY

Version:1 (rev.1) - 19 December 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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