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HPSBNS02405 SSRT071449: rev.1 - HP NonStop Server running BIND, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning


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Version: 1

HPSBNS02405 SSRT071449: rev.1 - HP NonStop Server running BIND, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2009-02-02

Last Updated: 2009-02-02

Potential Security Impact: Remote DNS cache poisoning

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


A potential vulnerability has been identified with HP NonStop Server software when running BIND. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to poison the DNS cache.

References: CVE-2008-1447

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

All NonStop Integrity NS-Series and NonStop S-series servers.


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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

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Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.


HP has made the following software updates available to resolve the vulnerability:

On G-Series install the SPR T0685G06^AAC.

This SPR is usable with these RVUs: G06.24 G06.25 G06.26 G06.27.00 G06.28.00 G06.29.00 G06.30.00 G06.31.00 G06.32.00

Rerequisite SPRs: NONE
Superseded SPRs:: T0685AAA
Installation Impact: Minimal system impact

On H-Series and J-Series install the SPR T0685^AAD

This SPR is usable with these RVUs: All H-Series and J-Series RVUs

Rerequisite SPRs: NONE
Superseded SPRs:: T0685H01^AAB
Installation Impact: Minimal system impact



Revision: 1 (rev.1) - 2 February 2009 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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