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Hewlett Packard SSRT3507: dtterm security vulnerability

by Nikola Strahija on September 10th, 2003 A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP Tru64 UNIX dtterm terminal emulator code that may be exploited by a local or remote user and could result in a denial of service (DoS).


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SECURITY BULLETIN

REVISION: 0

SSRT3507 - HP Tru64 UNIX dtterm Potential Security
Vulnerability

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NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.

RELEASE DATE: 10 September 2003

SEVERITY: 1

SOURCE: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
Software Security Response Team

REFERENCE: CAN-2003-0064

PROBLEM SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in
the HP Tru64 UNIX dtterm terminal emulator code that may
be exploited by a local or remote user and could result in
a denial of service (DoS).

VERSIONS IMPACTED
All currently supported versions of HP Tru64 UNIX including
V5.1B, V5.1A, V5.1, V4.0G and V4.0F.

RESOLUTION
Until the corrections are available in mainstream release
patch kits, HP is releasing the following Early Release
Patch (ERP) kits.

The ERP kits use dupatch to install and will not install
over any installed Customer Specific Patches (CSPs) that
have file intersections with the ERPs. Contact your service
provider for assistance if the installation of the ERPs is
blocked by any of your installed CSPs.
The fixes contained in the ERP kits are scheduled to be
available in the following mainstream patch kits:


HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B PK3

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A PK6

Early Release Patches

ERP kits are available for the following versions.

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B
PREREQUISITE:HP Tru64 UNIX with 5.1B with PK2 (BL22) installed
ERP Kit Name:T64V51BB22-C0018300-19155-ES-20030702
General ITRC Patch Page:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patch
id=T64V51BB22-C0018300-19155-ES-20030702

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A
PREREQUISITE:HP Tru64 UNIX with 5.1A with PK5 (BL23) installed
ERP Kit Name:T64KIT0019875-V51AB23-ES-20030904
General ITRC Patch Page:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patch
id=T64KIT0019875-V51AB23-ES-20030904

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A
PREREQUISITE:HP Tru64 UNIX with 5.1A with PK4 (BL21) installed
ERP Kit Name:T64V51AB21-C0126900-19156-ES-20030702
General ITRC Patch Page:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patch
id=T64V51AB21-C0126900-19156-ES-20030702

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1
PREREQUISITE:HP Tru64 UNIX with 5.1 with PK6 (BL20) installed
ERP Kit Name:T64V51B20-C0181300-19157-ES-20030702
General ITRC Patch Page:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patch
id=T64V51B20-C0181300-19157-ES-20030702

HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0G
PREREQUISITE:HP Tru64 UNIX with 4.0G with PK4 (BL22) installed
ERP Kit Name:T64KIT0019850-V40GB22-ES-20030902
General ITRC Patch Page:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patch
id=T64KIT0019850-V40GB22-ES-20030902

HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F
PREREQUISITE:HP Tru64 UNIX with 4.0F with PK8 (BL22) installed
ERP Kit Name:DUXKIT0019848-V40FB22-ES-20030902
General ITRC Patch Page:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/mainPage.do
Kit Location:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patch
id=DUXKIT0019848-V40FB22-ES-20030902

MD5 and SHA1 checksums are available in the public patch
notice for the ERP kits. You can find information on how

to verify MD5 and SHA1 checksums at:
http://www.support.compaq.com/patches/whats-new.shtml

SUPPORT: For further information, contact HP Services.

SUBSCRIBE: To subscribe to automatically receive future
Security Advisories from the Software Security Response
Team via electronic mail:
http://www.support.compaq.com/patches/mail-list.shtml

REPORT: To report a potential security vulnerability with
any HP supported product, send email to:
[email protected]

As always, HP urges you to periodically review your system
management and security procedures. HP will continue to
review and enhance the security features of its products
and work with our customers to maintain and improve the
security and integrity of their systems.

"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."

(c)Copyright 2001, 2003 Hewlett-Packard Development
Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical
or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
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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