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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                         ESB-2008.0547 -- [HP-UX]
        HP-UX Running HP-UX Secure Shell, Local Unauthorized Access
                        and Denial of Service (DoS)
                                26 May 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              SSH
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:     HP-UX
Impact:               Inappropriate Access
                      Denial of Service
Access:               Existing Account
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-1483

Ref:                  AA-2008.0078

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Document ID: c01462841
Version: 1

HPSBUX02337 SSRT080072 rev.1 - HP-UX Running HP-UX Secure Shell, Local 
Unauthorized Access and Denial of Service (DoS)

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as 
soon as possible.

Release Date: 2008-05-21
Last Updated: 2008-05-21

Potential Security Impact: Local unauthorized access and Denial of Service 

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running 
HP-UX Secure Shell. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to gain 
unauthorized access and create a Denial of Service (DoS).

References: CVE-2008-1483

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running HP-UX Secure Shell prior to 


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
Reference                         Base Vector               Base Score 
CVE-2008-1483     (AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)      6.0
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: 

OS Release                   HP Secure Shell Version 
HP-UX B.11.11 (11i v1)   A.05.00.012 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.23 (11i v2)   A.05.00.013 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.31 (11i v3)   A.05.00.014 or subsequent



HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced 
application 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. 

HP-UX B.11.11 
action: install revision A.05.00.012 or subsequent 
URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=T1471AA 

HP-UX B.11.23 
action: install revision A.05.00.013 or subsequent 
URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=T1471AA 

HP-UX B.11.31 
action: install revision A.05.00.014 or subsequent 
URL: http://h20293.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=T1471AA 


Version:1 (rev.1) - 21 May 2008 Initial release 

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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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VV = HP VirtualVault

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