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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBUX02609 SSRT100147 rev.1 - CIFS Server (Samba), Remote
Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS)
25 November 2010
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: CIFS Server (Samba)
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2010-2063
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02627925
HPSBUX02609 SSRT100147 rev.1 - CIFS Server (Samba), Remote Execution of
Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2010-11-24
Last Updated: 2010-11-24
Potential Security Impact: Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX CIFS-Server
(Samba). The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary
code or create a Denial of Service (DoS).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) A.02.04.01
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) A.02.03.05
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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2010-2063 (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 software updates to resolve the vulnerability.
The updates are available for download from http://software.hp.com
Apache Depot name
HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) A.02.04.02 (3.0m)
HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) A.02.03.06 (3.0n)
MANUAL ACTIONS: No
Install HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) A.02.04.02 (3.0m) or subsequent.
Install HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) A.02.03.06 (3.0n) or subsequent.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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information see https://www.hp.com/go/swa
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install A.02.03.06 or subsequent
action: install A.02.03.06 or subsequent
action: install A.02.04.02 or subsequent
action: install A.02.04.02 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version:1 (rev.1) - 24 November 2010 Initial release
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