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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2002.353 -- Compaq Security Advisory (SSRT0794U) HP Tru64 UNIX Potential Overflow in /usr/bin/ipcs 19 July 2002 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: ipcs Vendor: Compaq Operating System: HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1a HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1 HP Tru64 UNIX V5.0a HP Tru64 UNIX V4.0g HP Tru64 UNIX V4.0f Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 SECURITY BULLETIN REV. 0.1 SSRT0794U HP Tru64 UNIX Potential Overflow in /usr/bin/ipcs NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact. RELEASE DATE: 16 July, 2002 SEVERITY: 1 SOURCE: Compaq Computer Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett-Packard Company HP Services Software Security Response Team (SSRT) REFERENCE: CVE Candidate CAN-2002-0093, SSRT0794U PROBLEM SUMMARY: o IPCS (Severity - High) SSRT0794 Potential buffer overflow in IPCS The /usr/bin/ipcs utility is used to report inter-process communication status. This potential vulnerability may allow arbitrary code to be executed. VERSIONS IMPACTED: HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1a HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1 HP Tru64 UNIX V5.0a HP Tru64 UNIX V4.0g HP Tru64 UNIX V4.0f RESOLUTION: Early Release Patches (ERPs) are now available for all supported versions of HP Tru64 UNIX. The ERP kits use dupatch to install and will not install over any Customer-Specific-Patches (CSPs) which have file intersections with the ERPs. Contact your normal support channel and request HP Tru64 services elevate a case to Support Engineering if a CSP must be merged with one of the ERPs. Please review the README file for each patch prior to installation. HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A: Prerequisite: V5.1A with PK2 (BL2) installed ERP Kit Name: T64V51AB2-C0015807-14563-ES-20020611.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v5.1a/ HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1A with PK1 (BL1) installed: update to a minimum of PK2 (BL2) then install ERP T64V51AB2-C0015807-14563-ES-20020611.tar HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1: Prerequisite: V5.1 with PK5 (BL19) installed ERP Kit Name: T64V51B19-C0109706-14562-ES-20020611 Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v5.1/ HP Tru64 UNIX V5.1 with PK4 (BL18) installed: Update to a minimum of PK4 (BL19) then install ERP T64V51B19-C0109706-14562-ES-20020611 HP Tru64 UNIX 5.0A: Prerequisite: V5.0A with PK3 (BL17) installed ERP Kit Name: T64V50AB17-C0019402-14556-ES-20020611.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v5.0a/ HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0G: Prerequisite: V4.0G with PK3 (BL17) installed ERP Kit Name: T64V40GB17-C0011702-14557-ES-20020611.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v4.0g/ HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F: Prerequisite: V4.0F with PK7 (BL18) installed ERP Kit Name: DUV40FB18-C0069705-14559-ES-20020611.tar Kit Location: ftp://ftp1.support.compaq.com/public/unix/v4.0f/ HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F PK6 (BL17) installed: Update to a minimum of PK7 (BL18) then install the ERP DUV40FB18-C0069705-14559-ES-20020611.tar Information on how to verify MD5 and SHA1 checksums is available at: http://www.support.compaq.com/patches/whats-new.shtml After completing the update, HP and Compaq strongly recommend that you perform an immediate backup of the system disk so that any subsequent restore operations begin with updated software. Otherwise, the updates must be re-applied after a future restore operation. Also, if at some future time the system is upgraded to a later patch release or version release, reinstall the appropriate ERP. This bulletin will be posted to the support website within 24 hours of release. http://thenew.hp.com/country/us/eng/support.html Use the SEARCH IN feature, enter SSRT0794U in the search window. SUPPORT: For further information, contact HP Services. SUBSCRIBE: To subscribe to automatically receive future Security Advisories from the Software Security Response Team via electronic mail: http://www.support.compaq.com/patches/mailing-list.shtml REPORT: To report a potential security vulnerability with any Compaq supported product, send email to: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or mailto:email@example.com HP and Compaq appreciate your cooperation and patience. As always, HP and Compaq urge you to periodically review your system management and security procedures. HP and Compaq will continue to review and enhance the security features of its products and work with our customers to maintain and improve the security and integrity of their systems. "HP and Compaq are broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected Compaq products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP and Compaq recommend that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. Neither HP nor Compaq warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, neither HP nor Compaq will be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin." Copyright 2002 Compaq Information Technologies Group, L.P. Compaq shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. 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