HPSBUX0107-160 & HPSBUX0107-159

From: aleph1_at_securityfocus.com
Date: 07/19/01


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Digest Name: daily security bulletins digest
    Created: Tue Jul 17 3:00:05 PDT 2001

Table of Contents:

Document ID Title
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HPSBUX0107-160 Security Vulnerability in login
HPSBUX0107-159 Security Vulnerability in dlkm (rev.01)

The documents are listed below.
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Document ID: HPSBUX0107-160
Date Loaded: 20010716
      Title: Security Vulnerability in login

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    HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0160, 17 July '01
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The information in the following Security Bulletin should be acted upon
as soon as possible. Hewlett-Packard Company will not be liable for any
consequences to any customer resulting from customer's failure to fully
implement instructions in this Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

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ISSUE: The login(1) command allows restricted shell users to
          circumvent security checks.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases 11.00, 11.11,
          and 10.20.

DAMAGE: Restricted shell users can gain unauthorized access.

SOLUTION: Install the appropriate patch for the HP-UX release:
           11.00 PHCO_24083,
           11.11 PHCO_23900,
           10.20 PHCO_24267.

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now.
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I. Background
     Hewlett-Packard Company has learned of a defect in login which
     allows restricted shell users to execute unauthorized commands
     and possibly break out of the restricted shell.

II. Recommended actions
     Apply the appropriate patch as listed herein:
           11.11 PHCO_23900,
           11.00 PHCO_24083,
           10.20 PHCO_24267.

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-----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0107-160--------------------------------------

Document ID: HPSBUX0107-159
Date Loaded: 20010716
      Title: Security Vulnerability in dlkm (rev.01)

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**REV 01** HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0159, 16 July '01
Last revised: 16 July '01
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The information in the following Security Bulletin should be acted upon
as soon as possible. Hewlett-Packard Company will not be liable for any
consequences to any customer resulting from customer's failure to fully
implement instructions in this Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

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PROBLEM: dlkm static kernel symbol table is incorrectly configured.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX release 11.11 only.

DAMAGE: Allows potential unauthorized local privileges.

**Rev.01**
SOLUTION: Install the appropriate patch for HP-UX release 11.11
---->> HP-UX 11.11 PHCO_23492

AVAILABILITY: The patch is available now.
CHANGE SUMMARY: Incorrect patch ID provided.
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A. Background
    Dynamically Loadable Kernel Modules is a feature introduced
    in HP-UX 11.00. A vulnerability was introduced in HP-UX 11.11.
    Installation of the referenced patch is necessary for continued
    secure operation of the HP-UX 11.11 servers.
    HP-UX 11.00 is not vulnerable.
**Rev. 01**
B. Recommended solution
    Retrieve the following patch from itrc.hp.com and apply it
    to your affected systems.
---->> HP-UX 11.11 PHCO_23492

    NOTE: A reboot of the system will be necessary.

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   Use the 'Login' tab at the left side of the screen to login
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   gain access to many areas of the ITRC. Remember to save the
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   or

   To -review- bulletins already released, select the link
   (in the middle column) for the appropriate digest.

   To -gain access- to the Security Patch Matrix, select
   the link for "hp security bulletins archive" near the bottom.
   Once in the archive the top link is to our current Security
   Patch Matrix. Updated daily, this matrix categorizes security
   patches by platform/OS release, and by bulletin topic.

   The security patch matrix is also available via anonymous ftp:

   ftp.itrc.hp.com:~ftp/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix

   On the "Support Information Digest Main" page:
   click on the "HP Security Bulletin Archive".

D. To report new security vulnerabilities, send email to

    security-alert_at_hp.com

   Please encrypt any exploit information using the security-alert
   PGP key, available from your local key server, or by sending a
   message with a -subject- (not body) of 'get key' (no quotes) to
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   Permission is granted for copying and circulating this Bulletin
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   Any other use of this information is prohibited. HP is not
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________________________________________________________________________
-----End of Document ID: HPSBUX0107-159--------------------------------------



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