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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HP Tru64 UNIX or HP Tru64 Internet Express Running BIND
Server, Denial of Service (DoS)
26 August 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: HP Tru64
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2009-0696
Revision History: August 26 2009: Added Internet Express and updated product
August 10 2009: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01837667
HPSBTU02453 SSRT091037 rev.2 - HP Tru64 UNIX or HP Tru64 Internet Express
Running BIND Server, Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2009-08-24
Last Updated: 2009-08-24
Potential Security Impact: Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified on the HP Tru64
Operating System or HP Tru64 Internet Express (IX) when running the BIND
Server. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to create a Denial
of Service (DoS).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-5 (BL28) running BIND Server
Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-4 (BL27) running BIND Server
HP Internet Express for Tru64 UNIX (IX) v 6.6, v 6.7, or v 6.8 running BIND
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-0696 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP is releasing the following setld-based patch kits publicly for use by
The kits provide a patched version of the BIND Server.
ITRC Download Location
MD5 and SHA1 Checksum
HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-4 PK6 (BL27)
HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-5 PK7 (BL28)
HP Internet Express for Tru64 UNIX v 6.9
The patch kit installation instructions and the Patch Summary and Release Notes documents provide patch kit installation and removal instructions and a summary of each patch. Please read these documents prior to installing patches.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Version:1 (rev.1) 06 August 2009 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) 24 August 2009 Added Internet Express and updated product
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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