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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0643 -- [HP-UX]
HP-UX running HP CIFS Server (Samba), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
24 June 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP CIFS Server (Samba)
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CVE-2007-4572 CVE-2007-5398 CVE-2007-6015
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01475657
HPSBUX02341 SSRT080075 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 as possible.
Release Date: 2008-06-23
Last Updated: 2008-06-23
Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerabilities has been identified with HP-UX
running HP CIFS Server (Samba). The vulnerabilities could be exploited
remotely to execute arbitrary code.
References: CVE-2007-4572, CVE-2007-5398, CVE-2007-6015, CVE-2008-1105
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP CIFS Server vA.02.01.*, vA.02.02.*, and vA.2.03.* prior to
vA.02.03.04 running on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31.
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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
CVE-2008-1105 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 7.5
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice:
HP CIFS Server A.02.03.04 is based on Samba 3.0.22 and includes
selected changes from Samba 3.0.25-3.0.30.
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve this
HP CIFS Server (Samba) vA.02.03.04 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.02.03.04 or subsequent.
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create a depot automatically. For more information see:
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install revision A.02.03.04 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 23 June 2008 Initial release
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is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number in
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