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01 July 2004

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                   ESB-2004.0435 -- CIAC BULLETIN O-170
                      HP-UX Netscape Vulnerabilities
                               01 July 2004

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:                Netscape
Publisher:              CIAC
Operating System:       HP-UX
Impact:                 Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
                        Inappropriate Access
                        Denial of Service
Access Required:        Remote

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                       The U.S. Department of Energy
                   Computer Incident Advisory Capability
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                             INFORMATION BULLETIN

                         HP-UX Netscape Vulnerabilities
                       [Hewlett-Packard:  HPSBUX0202-182]

June 30, 2004 17:00 GMT                                           Number O-170
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PROBLEM:       Netscape is no longer being updated for HP-UX. Four potential 
               vulnerabilities have been identified, and there will be no 
               fixes for them. 
PLATFORM:      HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.22, B.11.23 
DAMAGE:        - Denial of Service attacks 
               - Information leaks 
               - Unauthorized access 
               - Remote unauthorized code execution 
SOLUTION:      Vendor recommends using Mozilla instead of Netscape. 
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VULNERABILITY  The risk is LOW. HP-UX Netscape is not considered a commonly  
ASSESSMENT:    used desktop environment in the DOE community. There are no  
               known exploits at this time.
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LINKS: 
 CIAC BULLETIN:      http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-170.shtml 
 ORIGINAL BULLETIN:  Visit Hewlett Packard's Subscription Service for: 
                     HPSBUX0202-182 rev. 1  
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