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                Network traffic can cause programs to fail
                               06 June 2003


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Publisher:              Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:       HP-UX B.11.22
                        HP-UX B.11.11
                        HP-UX B.11.00
Platform:               HP9000 Series 700/800
Impact:                 Denial of Service
Access Required:        Remote

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 Originally issued: 04 June 2003
 SSRT3460 Network traffic can cause programs to fail

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PROBLEM: Certain network traffic can cause programs to fail.

IMPACT: Potential denial of service

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases B.11.00,
          B.11.11, and B.11.22.

SOLUTION: Install patch or file.
          HP-UX B.11.00 - PHNE_28538
          HP-UX B.11.11 - PHNE_28895
          HP-UX B.11.22 - sys_socket.o.ia.1122

                HP-UX B.11.22 - Download and install
                No manual actions for other HP-UX versions.

AVAILABILITY:  This bulletin will be revised when a patch
               is available for HP-UX B.11.22.
 A. Background
    Certain network traffic can cause programs to fail.  An
    example of potentially vulnerable program is diagmond.

 B. Recommended solution

    HP-UX B.11.00 - Install PHNE_28538
    HP-UX B.11.11 - Install PHNE_28895

    HP-UX B.11.22 - Download and install sys_socket.o.ia.1122:

        System:    hprc.external.hp.com  (
        Login:     arpatran
        Password:  arpatran

        FTP Access: ftp://arpatran:arpatran@hprc.external.hp.com/
                or: ftp://arpatran:arpatran@
        file:  sys_socket.o.ia.1122

        Note: There is an ftp defect in IE5 that may result in
               a browser hang.  To work around this:
      - Select Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced
      - Un-check the option: [ ] Enable folder view for FTP sites

    Verify the cksum or md5 sum:

    4088493721 33904 sys_socket.o.ia.1122

    MD5 (sys_socket.o.ia.1122) = 42843c3af576dc1c8bdb4b391170dce7

    Note: If you wish to verify the md5 sum and you do not
          have a copy of md5, please refer to:
               Patch sums and the MD5 program

    Install the sys_socket.o.ia.1122 as follows:

            [copy sys_socket.o.ia.1122 to a safe
             directory such as /etc]

            cd /usr/conf/lib
            cp -p libuipc.a libuipc.a.orig
            ar r /usr/conf/lib/libuipc.a \


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