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HPSBUX02552 SSRT100062 rev.1 - HP-UX running Software Distributor (sd), Local Privilege Increase, Unauthorized Access

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c02285980

Version: 1

HPSBUX02552 SSRT100062 rev.1 - HP-UX running Software Distributor (sd), Local Privilege Increase, Unauthorized Access
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2010-08-25

Last Updated: 2010-08-25


Potential Security Impact: Local privilege increase, unauthorized access

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running Software Distributor (sd). The vulnerability could be exploited locally to grant an increase in privilege, or to permit unauthorized access.

References: CVE-2010-2712

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running all versions of Software Distributor (sd).

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-2010-2712
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
6.8

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

Note: For more information on Software Distributor, run "man 5 sd"

RESOLUTION

HP has provided the following patches to resolve the vulnerability in Software Distributor (sd(5)).
The patch is available from http://itrc.hp.com

HP-UX Release
Patch ID
HP-UX B.11.11 (11i v1)
PHCO_41200
HP-UX B.11.23 (11i v2)
PHCO_41201
HP-UX B.11.31 (11i v3)
PHCO_41202

MANUAL ACTIONS : No

Download and install the patches.

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

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.11
=============
SW-DIST.GZIP
SW-DIST.SD-AGENT
SW-DIST.SD-CMDS
action: install patch PHCO_41200 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23
=============
SW-DIST.GZIP
SW-DIST.GZIP2
SW-DIST.SD-AGENT
SW-DIST.SD2-AGENT
SW-DIST.SD-CMDS
SW-DIST.SD2-CMDS
SW-DIST.SD-EXAMPLES
SW-DIST.SD-FAL
SW-DIST.SD-PROVIDER
SW-DIST.SD2-PROVIDER
action: install patch PHCO_41201 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31
=============
SW-DIST.GZIP
SW-DIST.GZIP2
SW-DIST.SD-AGENT
SW-DIST.SD2-AGENT
SW-DIST.SD-CMDS
SW-DIST.SD2-CMDS
SW-DIST.SD-EXAMPLES
SW-DIST.SD-FAL
SW-DIST.SD-PROVIDER
SW-DIST.SD2-PROVIDER
action: install patch PHCO_41202 or subsequent

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 25 August 2010 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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