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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
SSRT101144 rev.2 - HP-UX Running XNTP, Remote Denial of
Service (DoS) and Execute Arbitrary Code
15 May 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2009-3563 CVE-2009-0159
Revision History: May 15 2013: Added required patch to Resolution section
April 12 2013: Corrected typo in References
April 2 2013: Initial Release
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Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBUX02859 SSRT101144 rev.3 - HP-UX Running XNTP, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and Execution of Arbitrary Code
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 23:35:13 -0400 (EDT)
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c03714526
HPSBUX02859 SSRT101144 rev.3 - HP-UX Running XNTP, Remote Denial of Service
(DoS) and Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2013-03-27
Last Updated: 2013-05-14
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), execution of
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running
XNTP. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of
Service (DoS) or execute arbitrary code.
References: CVE-2009-3563, CVE-2009-0159
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.31 running XNTP version 3.5 without PHNE_41177.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-3563 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) 6.4
CVE-2009-0159 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided the following upgrade and patch to resolve these
The upgrade is available by downloading from software.hp.com -> HPUX 11i
Software -> Internet ready and networking -> HP-UX Network Time Protocol
version 4 or directly from https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayP
Please review the Installation link at the bottom of the page.
NOTE: Patch PHNE_42470 is a required patch, necessary for reliable system
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
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 revision C.22.214.171.124.0 or subsequent
action: install patch PHNE_42470 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version:1 (rev.1) - 27 March 2013 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 8 April 2013 Corrected typo in References section
Version:3 (rev.3) - 14 May 2013 Added required patch to Resolution section
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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NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
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