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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0252 -- [HP-UX]
HPSBUX02316 SSRT071495 rev.1 - HP-UX running HP CIFS Server
(Samba), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
12 March 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP CIFS Server vA.02.03.02 (Samba)
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CVE-2007-6015 CVE-2007-5398 CVE-2007-4572
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01377687
HPSBUX02316 SSRT071495 rev.1 - HP-UX running HP CIFS Server (Samba), Remote
Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2008-03-10
Last Updated: 2008-03-08
Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running HP
CIFS Server (Samba). The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to execute
References: CVE-2007-4572, CVE-2007-5398, CVE-2007-6015
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP CIFS Server vA.02.03.02 or earlier running on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2007-4572 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 9.3
CVE-2007-5398 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 9.3
CVE-2007-6015 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 9.3
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
HP CIFS Server A.02.03.03 is based on Samba 3.0.22 and includes selected
changes from Samba 3.0.25.
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve this vulnerability.
HP CIFS Server (Samba) vA02.03.03 for HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31
The updates are available for download from:
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
HP CIFS Server (Samba) on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 - install
vA.02.03.03 or subsequent.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all Security Bulletins
issued by HP 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
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install revision A.02.03.03 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 10 March 2008 Initial release
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