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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2007.0147 -- [HP-UX]
HP-UX Running Firefox, Remote Unauthorized Access or
Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service
7 March 2007
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CVE-2006-6504 CVE-2006-6503 CVE-2006-6502
CVE-2006-6501 CVE-2006-6500 CVE-2006-6497
Comment: Note that systems patched as described below will still be vulnerable
to the 12 vulnerabilities present in Firefox 18.104.22.168, as reported in
AusCERT Alert AL-2007.0028.
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c00771742
HPSBUX02153 SSRT061181 rev.3 - HP-UX Running Firefox, Remote Unauthorized Access or Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2006-09-20
Last Updated: 2007-02-27
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access or elevation of privileges or Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Firefox running on HP-UX. These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely resulting in unauthorized access, elevation of privileges, or Denial of Service (DoS).
References: ->Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory (MFSA) 2006-73, 2006-72, 2006-71, 2006-70, 2006-69, 2006-68, 2006-67, 2006-66, 2006-65, 2006-64, 2006-62, 2006-61, 2006-60, 2006-59, 2006-58, 2006-57, 2006-56, 2006-55, 2006-54, 2006-53, 2006-52, 2006-51, 2006-50, 2006-48, 2006-47, 2006-46, 2006-45, 2006-44, 2006-43, 2006-42, 2006-41, 2006-39, 2006-38, 2006-37, 2006-36, 2006-35, 2006-34, 2006-33, 2006-32, 2006-31, 2006-30, 2006-29, 2006-28, 2006-27, 2006-25, 2006-24, 2006-23, 2006-22, 2006-20.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
->Firefox prior to version 22.214.171.124 running on HP-UX B.11.11 and B.11.23.
For further information please refer to: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html
->action: install preliminary version of Firefox 126.96.36.199 available from mozilla.org
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
->Preliminary versions of Firefox 188.8.131.52 are available to resolve the potential vulnerabilities. These preliminary versions have received minimal testing and are localized for English only. The preliminary versions are available for download from the following url:
For HP-UX B.11.23 (IA):
For HP-UX B.11.11 and B.11.23 (PA):
->This security bulletin will be revised when fully tested and localized versions of Firefox 184.108.40.206 or subsequent for HP-UX are available.
->The most recent fully tested and localized Firefox (version 220.127.116.11) is available here: http://www.hp.com/products1/unix/java/firefox/index.html
->Firefox version 18.104.22.168 does not resolve the following: Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory (MFSA) 2006-73, 2006-72, 2006-71, 2006-70, 2006-69, 2006-68. These are resolved in Firefox version 22.214.171.124.
MANUAL ACTION: Yes - Update
->install preliminary version of Firefox 126.96.36.199 available from mozilla.org
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see https://www.hp.com/go/swa
Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 September 2006 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 29 November 2006 preliminary Firefox 188.8.131.52 available
Version:3 (rev.3) - 27 February 2007 preliminary Firefox 184.108.40.206 available
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.
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