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HPSBUX02466 SSRT090192 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01908935

Version: 1

HPSBUX02466 SSRT090192 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2009-10-21

Last Updated: 2009-10-21


Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), unauthorized access

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP-UX running Tomcat-based Servlet Engine. The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) or unauthorized access. Tomcat-based Servlet Engine is contained in the Apache Web Server Suite.

References: CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2009-0033, CVE-2009-0580, CVE-2009-0781, CVE-2009-0783.

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23 and B.11.31 running Tomcat-based Servlet Engine v5.5.27.02 or earlier

BACKGROUND

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

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2008-5515
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
5.0
CVE-2009-0033
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
5.0
CVE-2009-0580
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
4.3
CVE-2009-0781
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
4.3
CVE-2009-0783
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
3.6

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

RESOLUTION

HP has provided the following upgrades to resolve these vulnerabilities.
The upgrades are available from the following location:

URL http://software.hp.com

Note: Both HP-UX Web Server Suite v3.06 and v2.27 contain HP-UX Tomcat-based Servlet Engine v5.5.27.03

Web Server Suite
HP-UX Release
Apache Depot name
Tomcat-based Servlet Engine v5.5.27.03
B.11.23 and B.11.31 PA-32
HPUX22SATW-1123-32.depot
B.11.23 and B.11.31 IA-64
HPUX22SATW-1123-64.depot
B.11.11 PA-32
HPUXSATW-1111-64-32.depot
B.11.23 PA-32 and IA-64
HPUXWSATW-1123-64-bit.depot
B.11.31 IA-32 and IA-64
HPUXSATW-1131-64.depot


MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update

Install Tomcat-based Servlet Engine from the Apache Web Server Suite v5.5.27.03 or subsequent

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 Security Bulletins issued by HP 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

The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.11
==================
hpuxwsTOMCAT.TOMCAT
action: install revision B.5.5.27.03 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23
==================
hpuxws22TOMCAT.TOMCAT
action: install revision B.5.5.27.03 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31
==================
hpuxws22TOMCAT.TOMCAT
action: install revision B.5.5.27.03 or subsequent

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) 21 October 2009 Initial release
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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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