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Hewlett Packard: SSRT2339: SSRT2339 ypxfrd and SSRT2368 ypserv

by Nikola Strahija on March 19th, 2003 Potential security vulnerabilities have been reported in the HP Tru64 UNIX operating system that may result in unauthorized read access to files on the YP server.

TITLE: SSRT2339 ypxfrd and SSRT2368 ypserv - HP Tru64 UNIX Potential Security Vulnerability

New Kit Date: 06-MAR-2003
Modification Date: Not Applicable
Modification Type: NEW KIT

Copyright (c) Hewlett-Packard Company 2003. All rights reserved.

PRODUCT: HP Tru64 UNIX [R] 5.1
SOURCE: Hewlett-Packard Company


ECO Name: T64V51B20-C0171900-17167-ES-20030303
ECO Kit Approximate Size: 2.63MB
Kit Applies To: HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1 PK6 (BL20)

/usr/bin/sum results:
27206 2690

/usr/bin/cksum results:
4289201277 2754560

MD5 results:

SHA1 results:


A dupatch-based, Early Release Patch kit exists for HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1 that
contains solutions to the following problem(s):

Potential security vulnerabilities have been reported in the HP Tru64 UNIX
operating system that may result in unauthorized read access to files on the
YP server. These potential vulnerabilities may be in the form of local and
remote security domain risks.

The following potential security vulnerabilities have been corrected:

SSRT2339 - ypxfrd (Severity - High)
SSRT2368 - ypserv (Severity - High)

The Patch Kit Installation Instructions and the Patch Summary and Release
Notes documents provide patch kit installation and removal instructions
and a summary of each patch. Please read these documents prior to
installing patches on your system.


1) Install this kit with the dupatch utility that is included in the patch
kit. You may need to baseline your system if you have manually changed
system files on your system. The dupatch utility provides the baselining

2) The patch in this ERP kit does not have any file intersections with any
other ERP available at this time for this product version.

3) This ERP kit will NOT install over any Customer Specific Patches (CSPs)
which have file intersections with this ERP kit. Contact your normal
Service Provider for assistance if the installation of this ERP kit is
blocked by any of your installed CSPs.


You must have installed HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1 PK6 (BL20) prior to installing
this Early Release Patch Kit.





RELEASE NOTES FOR T64V51B20-C0171900-17167-ES-20030303:

Release Notes

This document summarizes the contents and special instructions for the
Tru64 UNIX V5.1 patches contained in this kit.

For information about installing or removing patches, baselining,
and general patch management, see the Patch Kit Installation
Instructions document.

1 Release Notes

This Early Release Patch Kit Distribution contains:

- fixes that resolve the problem(s) reported in:
o 94775 94971 SSRT2339 SSRT2368
* for Tru64 UNIX V5.1 T64V51B20AS0006-20030210.tar (BL20)

The patches in this kit are being released early for general customer use.
Refer to the Release Notes for a summary of each patch and installation

Patches in this kit are installed by running dupatch from the directory
in which the kit was untarred. For example, as root on the target system:

> mkdir -p /tmp/CSPkit1
> cd /tmp/CSPkit1
> copy the kit to /tmp/CSPkit1
> tar -xpvf DUV40D13-C0044900-1285-20000328.tar
> cd patch_kit
> ./dupatch

2 Special Instructions

There are no special instructions for Tru64 UNIX V5.1 Patch C1719.00

3 Summary of CSPatches contained in this kit

Tru64 UNIX V5.1

PatchId Summary Of Fix
C1719.00 Fix for SSRT2339, ypxfrd & SSRT2368, ypserv

4 Additional information from Engineering


5 Affected system files
This patch delivers the following files:

Tru64 UNIX V5.1
Patch C1719.00
CHECKSUM: 37374 62
CHECKSUM: 24162 40

[R] UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries
licensed exclusively through X/Open Company Limited.

Copyright Hewlett-Packard Company 2003. All Rights reserved.

This software is proprietary to and embodies the confidential technology
of Hewlett-Packard Company. Possession, use, or copying of this
software and media is authorized only pursuant to a valid written license
from Hewlett-Packard or an authorized sublicensor.

This ECO has not been through an exhaustive field test process.
Due to the experimental stage of this ECO/workaround, Hewlett-Packard
makes no representations regarding its use or performance. The
customer shall have the sole responsibility for adequate protection
and back-up data used in conjunction with this ECO/workaround.


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