Date: 24 June 2010
References: AL-2007.0078 ESB-2010.0453
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBUX02544 SSRT100107 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Kerberos, Remote Denial of
Service (DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code
24 June 2010
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2010-1321 CVE-2007-2798 CVE-2007-2443
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02257427
HPSBUX02544 SSRT100107 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Kerberos, Remote Denial of Service
(DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2010-06-23
Last Updated: 2010-06-23
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and execution of
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified on HP-UX running
Kerberos. These vulnerabilities could be exploited by remote unauthenticated
users to create a Denial of Service (DoS) or to execute arbitrary code.
References: CVE-2007-2442, CVE-2007-2443, CVE-2007-2798, CVE-2010-1321
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11 running the Kerberos Client software versions prior to 184.108.40.206.
HP-UX B.11.23 and B.11.31 running the Kerberos Client software versions prior
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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2007-2442 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 9.3
CVE-2007-2443 (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 7.9
CVE-2007-2798 (AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) 7.4
CVE-2010-1321 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) 6.8
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided the following web updates and patches to resolve the
The web updates are available from the following location.
The patches are available from the following location.
For Kerberos Web Update (KRB5CLIENT)
B.11.11 (11i v1)
KRB5CLIENT_C.220.127.116.11_HP_UX_B.11.11_32_64.depot or subsequent
B.11.23 (11i v2)
KRB5CLIENT_D.1.6.2.08_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot or subsequent
B.11.31 (11i v3)
KRB5CLIENT_E.1.6.2.08_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot or subsequent
For Kerberos Client Product in Core-OS (KRB5-Client)
B.11.11 (11i v1)
PHSS_41166 or subsequent
B.11.23 (11i v2)
PHSS_41167 or subsequent
B.11.31 (11i v3)
PHSS_41168 or subsequent
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
Upgrade to the versions listed under Resolution.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install revision C.18.104.22.168 or subsequent
action: install revision D.1.6.2.08 or subsequent
action: install revision E.1.6.2.08 or subsequent
action: install PHSS_41166 or subsequent
action: install PHSS_41167 or subsequent
action: install PHSS_41168 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version:1 (rev.1) 23 June 2010 Initial release
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