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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HP-UX running DCE, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
4 April 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP-UX running DCE
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2012-0131
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c03261413
HPSBUX02758 SSRT100774 rev.1 - HP-UX running DCE, Remote Denial of Service
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2012-04-02
Last Updated: 2012-04-02
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP-UX running DCE.
The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11 and HP-UX B.11.23
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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
HP has made the following patches available to resolve this vulnerability.
The patches are available from http://www.hp.com/go/HPSC
PHSS_42852 or subsequent
PHSS_42865 or subsequent
PHSS_42853 or subsequent
PHSS_42866 or subsequent
MANUAL ACTIONS: No
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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.
action: install patch PHSS_42852 or subsequent
action: install patch PHSS_42865 or subsequent
action: install patch PHSS_42853 or subsequent
action: install patch PHSS_42866 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version:1 (rev.1) - 2 April 2012 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.
Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel.
Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported
product, send Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletin
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Security Bulletin List: A list of HP Security Bulletins, updated periodically,
is contained in HP Security Notice HPSN-2011-001
Security Bulletin Archive: A list of recently released Security Bulletins is
Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the
title by the two characters following HPSB.
3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to
maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the
security features of software products to provide customers with current
"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the
attention of users of the affected HP products the important security
information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine
the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take
appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily
accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be
responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the
information provided in this Bulletin. To the extent permitted by law, HP
disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the
warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title
Copyright 2012 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors
or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is"
without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or its
affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental,special
or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits;damages relating
to the procurement of substitute products or services; or damages for loss of
data, or software restoration. The information in this document is subject to
change without notice. Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard
products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the
United States and other countries. Other product and company names mentioned
herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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