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               Sec. Vulnerability in Apache OpenSSL (rev.1)
                             16 September 2002


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:                Apache OpenSSL
                        mm (libmm)
Vendor:                 Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:       HP-UX 11.00
                        HP-UX 11.11
                        HP-UX 11.20
                        HP-UX 11.22
Platform:               HP9000

Ref:                    AL-2002.11

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 **REVISED 01 **
   Originally issued: 11 Sept 2002
   Last revised: 12 Sept. 2002
   SSRT 2310 OpenSSL Vulnerabilities

The information in the following Security Bulletin should be acted
upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will not be
liable for any consequences to any customer resulting from customer's
failure to fully implement instructions in this Security Bulletin as
soon as possible.

PROBLEM:  A remotely exploitable potential vulnerability in a
          Apache OpenSSL code.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Servers running HP-UX release 11.00, 11.11, 11.20,
          and 11.22 with versions or and earlier,
          of the HP Apache product installed are affected.

DAMAGE:   Potential for increased privilege, DoS, or execution of
          arbitrary code.

**REVISED 01**
SOLUTION: For HP-UX releases 11.00, 11.11, 11.20 and 11.22 as well
 --->>    as release 11.11 running IPv6, if running HP Apache, 
 --->>    download new HP Apache product ( or or 
 --->>    later) from <www.software.hp.com>.

**REVISED 01**
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update plus other actions.
 --->>          Stop currently running web server.
 --->>          Upgrade Apache or and earlier.

AVAILABILITY: Complete product bundles are available now on

CHANGE SUMMARY:   Rev. 01  Clarified solution and applicability.
A. Background
    The CERT Advisory CA-2002-23 regarding Multiple Vulnerabilities
    In OpenSSL, affects the following HP product numbers:

    B9415AA Apache 1.3.x  HP-UX releases 11.00 and 11.11
    B9416AA Apache 2.x    HP-UX releases 11.00 and 11.11
    B9415AA Apache 1.3.x  HP-UX releases 11.20 and 11.22
    B9416AA Apache 2.x    HP-UX releases 11.20 and 11.22
    B9416BA Apache 2.x    IPv6 HP-UX release 11.11

   With this release HP has upgraded to OpenSSL 0.9.6g, and fixes
   certain known OpenSSL vulnerabilities.
   See CVE issues: CAN-2002-0656, CAN-2002-0657,CAN-2002-0655
   at <http://cve.mitre.org/>.

   More information can be found at <http://www.openssl.org>.

   The OpenSSL community has released OpenSSL 0.9.6g as the best
   known version superseding the OpenSSL 0.9.6e release that was
   identified in the CVE report.

   The defects in mod_ssl version 2.8.10 (Apache 1.3.x only) is also
   addressed herein.

   Finally, this release also has upgraded MM version 1.2.1, which
   fixes certain known vulnerabilities. OSSP mm library (libmm)
   before 1.2.0 allows the local Apache user to gain privileges.
   More details can be found in the issue CAN-2002-0658 at
   <http://cve.mitre.org/> (Apache 1.3.x only)

   Before updating, make sure to stop any previous HP Apache binary.
   Otherwise, the previous binary will continue running, preventing
   the new one from automatically starting, although the
   installation would be successful.

   The command to stop the HP Apache binary is:
       for 1.3.26:
            /opt/apache/bin/apachectl stop
       for 2.0.39:
            /opt/hpapache2/bin/apachectl stop

    HP Apache automatically starts upon installation if port 80
    is available.

    Installation of this new version of HP Apache over an existing
    HP Apache installation is supported, while installation over a
    non-HP Apache is NOT supported.

 Case id: SSRT2310a
 HP TRU64 UNIX & HP OpenVMS Potential OpenSSL Security Vulnerability
 The SSRT2310a security bulletin will be posted to the HP support website
 within 24 hours of it's release to:
 Use the SEARCH IN feature box, enter SSRT2310a in the search window.
         HP OpenVMS HP
         OpenSSL for HP OpenVMS Alpha V1.0
         HP  V5.3 TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS
         HP OpenVMS  Secure Web Server  1.1-1
         HP OpenVMS  Secure Web Server  V1.2
         HP TRU64 UNIX
         Internet Express V5.9 for Tru64 UNIX
         Secure Web Server & Internet Express EAK V2.0
         HP Tru64 UNIX Secure Web Server V5.8.1 and earlier

**REVISED 01**
B. Fixing the problem
   The fixes for all HP-UX versions are in the form of new product
   bundles, instead of patches.  To retrieve them, go to

   Install HP Apache versions or or later.

   Note: OpenView Network Node Manager (NNM) customers should not
         install these versions.  The version of Apache delivered
         with NNM is under investigation.  This bulletin will be
         updated when more information is available.

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D. To report new security vulnerabilities, send email to


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   security-alert PGP key, available from your local key
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