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HPSBUX02823 SSRT100976 rev.1 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Authentication Bypass

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c03526327

Version: 1

HPSBUX02823 SSRT100976 rev.1 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Authentication Bypass
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2012-10-23

Last Updated: 2012-10-23


Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), authentication bypass

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running BIND. This vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS) or to bypass authentication mechanisms.

References: CVE-2012-5166, CVE-2012-4244, CVE-2012-3817, CVE-2012-1667

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP-UX B.11.31 running BIND 9.3 prior to C.9.3.2.14.0
HP-UX B.11.11 and B.11.23 running BIND 9.3 prior to C.9.3.2.12.0

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-2012-5166
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
7.8
CVE-2012-4244
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
7.8
CVE-2012-3817
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
7.8
CVE-2012-1667
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
4.3

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

NOTE: CVE-2012-5166, CVE-2012-4244 and CVE-2012-1667 apply to HP-UX BIND release 9.3.2; CVE-2012-5166, CVE-2012-4244, CVE-3817, and CVE-2012-1667 apply to HP-UX BIND 9.7.3.

RESOLUTION

HP has provided updated versions of the BIND service to resolve this vulnerability. The BIND 9.7.3 release is a new alternative for systems running B.11.31.
These upgrades are available from the following location
https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=BIND

BIND 9.7.3 for HP-UX Release
Depot Name
B.11.31 (PA and IA)
HP-UX_11.31_HPUX-NameServer_C.9.7.3.0.0_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot

NOTE: CVE-2012-3817 applies only to BIND 9.7.3.

BIND 9.3.2 for HP-UX Release
Depot Name
B.11.11 (PA and IA)
HP-UX_11.11_DNSUPGRADE_C.9.3.2.12.0_HP-UX_B.11.11_32_64.depot
B.11.23 (PA and IA)
HP-UX_11.23_DNSUPGRADE_C.9.3.2.12.0_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot
B.11.31 (PA and IA)
HP-UX_11.31_HPUX-NameServer_C.9.3.2.14.0_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
Download and install the software 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 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

For BIND 9.7.3
HP-UX B.11.31
==================
NameService.BIND-AUX
NameService.BIND-RUN
action: install revision C.9.7.3.0.0 or subsequent

For BIND 9.3.2
HP-UX B.11.11
==================
BindUpgrade.BIND-UPGRADE
action: install revision C.9.3.2.12.0 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23
==================
BindUpgrade.BIND-UPGRADE
BindUpgrade.BIND2-UPGRADE
action: install revision C.9.3.2.12.0 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31
==================
NameService.BIND-AUX
NameService.BIND-RUN
action: install revision C.9.3.2.14.0 or subsequent

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 23 October 2012 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.

Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: security-alert@hp.com

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Security Bulletin List: A list of HP Security Bulletins, updated periodically, is contained in HP Security Notice HPSN-2011-001 https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c02964430

Security Bulletin Archive: A list of recently released Security Bulletins is available here: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/secBullArchive/

Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.
3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX

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