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             ESB-2004.0695 -- HP SECURITY BULLETIN HPSBGN01091
        HP Tru64 IX (Internet Express) PHP / Apache Multiple Local
                      and Remote Unauthorized Access
                              1 November 2004


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:                HP Internet Express (IX) 6.3 and prior
                        Secure Web Server (SWS) 6.3 and prior
Publisher:              Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:       HP Tru64 UNIX
Impact:                 Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
                        Access Privileged Data
                        Denial of Service
Access:                 Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:              CAN-2004-0747 CAN-2004-0786 CAN-2004-0811

Ref:                    AL-2004.029

Original Bulletin URL:  

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SSRT4812, SSRT4832 Rev.0 HP Tru64 IX (Internet Express) 
PHP / Apache Multiple Local and Remote Unauthorized Access

There are no restrictions for distribution of this Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.
The information in this Security bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
28 October 2004 

    remotely exploitable Denial of Service (DoS),
    local and remote exploitable buffer overflows

HP Software Security Response Team
SSRT4815, SSRT4820, NISCC #403518, CAN-2004-0786, CAN-2004-0747, CAN-2004-0811, Apache bug #30134

    Multiple potential security vulnerabilities have been
    reported in the Secure Web Server (SWS) for HP
    Tru64 UNIX (powered by Apache)  software distributed
    with HP Internet Express for HP Tru64 UNIX (IX). The
    vulnerabilities include remotely exploitable Denial of
    Service (DoS), locally and remotely exploitable buffer
    overflows, possibly resulting in unauthorized elevated
    access. PHP vulnerabilities have also been reported
    where bad array parsing could lead to the viewing of
    arbitrary memory contents and overwriting elements
    of an internal array.

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*:  ONLY impacted versions are listed.
    For the Apache vulnerabilities, customers running SWS (Secure Web Server) based
    on Apache 2.0.49 or earlier (IX 6.3 or earlier; SWS 6.3 or earlier)

    For the PHP ( Hypertext Preprocessor) vulnerabilities, customers using the PHP module from
    any Secure Web Server from IX (HP Internet Express) 6.3 or earlier or SWS 6.3 or

    For a PGP signed version of this bulletin please write
    to security-alert@hp.com
    Until the corrections are available in a mainstream release, HP
    is providing a patch that resolves the potential SWS 
    vulnerabilities described in this bulletin. The corrections are scheduled
    to be available in the following mainstream release: 

    HP Internet Express for Tru64UNIX (IX) version 6.4

    The Secure Web Server 6.3.2a for Tru64 UNIX (powered by
     Apache) kit is available for download at the following site:


    Initial Release    29 October, 2004

* The software product category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 
5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number: GN=General, MA=Management Agents, MI=Misc. 3rd party, 
MP=HP-MPE/iX, NS=HP NonStop Servers, OV=HP OpenVMS, PI=HP Printing & Imaging, ST=HP Storage, 
TU=HP Tru64 UNIX, TL=Trusted Linux, UX=HP-UX, VV=Virtual Vault

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REPORT: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: 
security-alert@hp.com. It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated 
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send an e-mail message to security-alert@hp.com with the Subject of 'get key' (no quotes).

System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. 
HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers 
with current secure solutions.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the 
affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that 
all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take 
appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all 
user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use 
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this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard 
products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and other countries. 
Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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