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Published:

21 February 2008

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                         ESB-2008.0178 -- [TRU64]
      HP Tru64 UNIX running Perl, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
                             21 February 2008

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              Perl v5.8.7 and earlier
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:     HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-4
                      HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-3
                      Internet Express (IX) for HP Tru64 UNIX v 6.7
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-5116

Ref:                  ESB-2007.0866

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01362465
Version: 1

HPSBTU02311 SSRT080001 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX running Perl, Remote 
Execution of Arbitrary Code

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon 
as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2008-02-19
Last Updated: 2008-02-19

Potential Security Impact: Execution of Arbitrary Code

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in Perl 5.8.7 
and earlier running on HP Tru64 UNIX. The vulnerability could be 
exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.

References: CVE-2007-5116 

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
The following supported software versions are affected: 

Perl v5.8.7 and earlier as provided with...

HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-4 
HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-3 
Internet Express (IX) for HP Tru64 UNIX v 6.7 

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 

Reference          Base Vector                           Base Score 
CVE-2007-5116  (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)  10.0
 
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002. 


RESOLUTION
HP is releasing the following Early Release Patch (ERP) kits publicly 
for use by any customer until updates are available in mainstream 
release patch kits. 

The resolutions contained in the ERP kits are targeted for availability 
in the following mainstream kits: 

The Associated Products CD (APCD) associated with HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-5 
Internet Express (IX) for HP Tru64 UNIX v 6.8 

The ERP kits use dupatch to install and will not install over any 
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 ERP kits distribute the following items:

Patched version of Perl v 5.8.8 including source code

HP Tru64 UNIX Version v5.1B-4 
PREREQUISITE: HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-4 PK6 (BL27) 
Name: perl_V51BB27-ES-20080207 
Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=perl_V51BB27-ES-20080207 
 
HP Tru64 UNIX Version v5.1B-3 
PREREQUISITE: HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-3 PK5 (BL26) 
Name: perl_V51BB26-ES-20080204 
Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=T64KIT1001399-V51BB26-ES-20071207 
 
Internet Express (IX) for HP Tru64 UNIX v 6.7 
PREREQUISITE: HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-3 PK5 (BL26) or 
HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-3 PK5 (BL26) 
NOTE: Use the Perl patch kit appropriate to the operating system version 
 


MD5 checksums are available from the ITRC patch database main page. From 
the patch database main page, click Tru64 UNIX, then click verifying MD5 
checksums under useful links.

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION 

HISTORY 
Version:1 (rev.1) - 19 February 2008 Initial release 

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches which are to 
be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied 
in accordance with the customer's patch management policy. 

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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is 
represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number in the 
title: 

GN = HP General SW
MA = HP Management Agents
MI = Misc. 3rd Party SW
MP = HP MPE/iX
NS = HP NonStop Servers
OV = HP OpenVMS
PI = HP Printing & Imaging
ST = HP Storage SW
TL = HP Trusted Linux 
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
VV = HP VirtualVault
 

System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to 
maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the 
security features of software products to provide customers with current 
secure solutions.


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