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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0161 -- [HP-UX]
HP-UX Running Apache, Cross Site Scripting
12 March 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Apache 2.0.59.00.2 and prior
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact: Cross Site Scripting
CVE Names: CVE-2007-6388
Revision History: March 12 2008: Revised title, impact.
February 14 2008: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01364714
HPSBUX02313 SSRT080015 rev.2 - HP-UX Running Apache, Remote Cross Site
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2008-03-10
Last Updated: 2008-03-10
Potential Security Impact: Cross site scripting (XSS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running
Apache. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely resulting in cross site
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running Apache v2.0.59.00.2 or earlier.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2007-6388 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve this vulnerability.
The updates are available for download from:
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
Install Apache v2.0.59.00.3 or subsequent
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The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install revision A.2.0.59.00.3 or subsequent
action: install revision B.2.0.59.00.3 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 11 February 2008 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 10 March 2008 Revised title, impact.
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