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          SSRT100145 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Tomcat Servlet Engine,
               Remote Increase in Privilege, Arbitrary File
                               18 June 2010


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          Tomcat Servlet Engine
Publisher:        Hewlett-Packard
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access:    Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                  Increased Privileges   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2009-3548 CVE-2009-2902 CVE-2009-2693

Reference:        ESB-2010.0077

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Document ID: c02241113 Version: 1

HPSBUX02541 SSRT100145 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Tomcat Servlet Engine, Remote 
Increase in Privilege, Arbitrary File


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

Release Date: 2010-06-16 Last Updated: 2010-06-16

Potential Security Impact: Remote increase in privilege, arbitrary file 

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified
with HP-UX running Tomcat-based Servlet Engine. The vulnerabilities
could be exploited remotely to increase privilege or arbitrarily modify files.
Tomcat-based Servlet Engine is contained in the Apache Web Server Suite.

References: CVE-2009-2693, CVE-2009-2902, CVE-2009-3548.

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP-UX 
B.11.11, B.11.23 and B.11.31 running Tomcat-based Servlet Engine v5.5.27.03 or


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-2693 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) 5.8
CVE-2009-2902 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2009-3548 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 7.5 
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has provided the following upgrades to resolve these vulnerabilities. The 
upgrades are available from the following location

URL http://software.hp.com

Note: Both HP-UX Web Server Suite v3.10 and v2.31 contain HP-UX Tomcat-based 
Servlet Engine v5.5.29.01

Web Server Suite Version / Apache Depot name

HP-UX Web Server Suite v3.10 HPUXWS22ATW-B310-64.depot


HP-UX Web Server Suite v2.31 HPUXWSATW-B231-1111.depot






Install Tomcat-based Servlet Engine from the Apache Web Server Suite 
v5.5.29.01 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.


For HP-UX Web Server Suite v3.10

HP-UX B.11.23
hpuxws22TOMCAT.TOMCAT action:
install revision B. or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31
hpuxws22TOMCAT.TOMCAT action:
install revision B. or subsequent

HP-UX Web Server Suite v2.31

HP-UX B.11.11
hpuxwsTOMCAT.TOMCAT action:
install revision B. or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23
hpuxwsTOMCAT.TOMCAT action:
install revision B. or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31
hpuxwsTOMCAT.TOMCAT action:
install revision B. or subsequent


HISTORY Version:1 (rev.1) 16 June 2010 Initial release Third Party Security 
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