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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
SSRT101952 rev.1 - HP-UX CIFS Server (Samba), Remote Denial of Service
(DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code, Unauthorized Access
30 April 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP-UX CIFS Server
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-0240
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04636672
HPSBUX03320 SSRT101952 rev.1 - HP-UX CIFS Server (Samba), Remote Denial of
Service (DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code, Unauthorized Access
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2015-04-28
Last Updated: 2015-04-28
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), execution of
arbitrary code, unauthorized access.
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP-UX CIFS-Server
(Samba). The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to cause a Denial of
Service (DoS), execution of arbitrary code, or unauthorized access.
CVE-2015-0240 (SSRT101952) - Unexpected code execution in smbd
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.31 running HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) A.03.02.00 - A.03.02.03
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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2015-0240 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve the vulnerabilities.
Note: The newest version is recommended for each release.
All updates are available for download from: http://software.hp.com
HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) HP-UX Release Samba Depot name
A.03.02.04 11i v3 HP_UX_11.31_CIFS-
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
Install HP-UX CIFS-Server (Samba) A.03.02.04 or subsequent for 11i v3
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 A.03.02.04 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HISTORY Version:1 (rev.1) - 28 April 2014 Initial release
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