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Hewlett Packard SSRT3507: V4.0F PK8 BL22 security patch

by Nikola Strahija on September 5th, 2003 A potential security vulnerability has been reported in the HP Tru64 UNIX terminal emulator code that may result in a Denial of Service (DoS). The potential vulnerability may be in the form of local and remote security domain risks.


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TITLE: HP Tru64 UNIX V4.0F PK8 BL22 Early Release Patch - fix for SSRT3507


New Kit Date: 05-SEP-2003
Modification Date: NONE
Modification Type: NEW KIT


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


PRODUCT: HP Tru64 UNIX [R] 4.0F
SOURCE: Hewlett-Packard Company

ECO INFORMATION:

ECO Name: DUXKIT0019848-V40FB22-ES-20030902
ECO Kit Approximate Size: 3.35MB
Kit Applies To: HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F PK 8 (BL22)

ECO Kit CHECKSUMS:
/usr/bin/sum results:
35083 3430

/usr/bin/cksum results:
910305735 3512320

MD5 results:
63c9f1c67a2e7facd3ffdecbdd904954

SHA1 results:
0c14d551ae35ffe0294f8a3bc555e5e6dd9b4ddb


ECO KIT SUMMARY:

A dupatch-based, Early Release Patch kit exists for HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F that
contains solutions to the following problem(s):

A potential security vulnerability has been reported in the
HP Tru64 UNIX terminal emulator code that may result in a
Denial of Service (DoS). The potential vulnerability may be
in the form of local and remote security domain risks.

The following potential security vulnerability has been corrected:

SSRT3507 - dtterm (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.


INSTALLATION NOTES:

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
capability.

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.


INSTALLATION PREREQUISITES:

You must have installed HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F PK (BL22) prior to installing
this Early Release Patch Kit.



KNOWN PROBLEMS WITH THE PATCH KIT:

None.


RELEASE NOTES FOR DUXKIT0019848-V40FB22-ES-20030902:


Release Notes

This document summarizes the contents and special instructions for the
Digital UNIX V4.0F 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 SSRT3507
* for Digital UNIX V4.0F DUV40FB22AS0008-20030730.tar (BL22)

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
prerequisites.

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
>
> tar -xpvf DUV40D13-C0044900-1285-20000328.tar
> cd patch_kit
> ./dupatch

2 Special Instructions

There are no special instructions for Digital UNIX V4.0F Patch C990.00


3 Summary of CSPatches contained in this kit


Digital UNIX V4.0F

PatchId Summary Of Fix
----------------------------------------
C990.00 Fix for SSRT3507, dtterm


4 Additional information from Engineering


None


5 Affected system files
This patch delivers the following files:

Digital UNIX V4.0F
Patch C990.00
./usr/dt/bin/dtterm
CHECKSUM: 45352 496
SUBSET: OSFCDEDT440


[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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