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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2009.0552 -- [HP-UX]
HP-UX Running OpenSSL: Multiple Vulnerabilities
11 June 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact: Inappropriate Access
Denial of Service
CVE Names: CVE-2009-0789 CVE-2009-0591 CVE-2009-0590
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01762423
HPSBUX02435 SSRT090059 rev.1 - HP-UX Running OpenSSL, Remote Denial of
Service (DoS), Bypass Security Restrictions
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2009-06-09
Last Updated: 2009-06-09
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), bypass security
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP-UX running
OpenSSL. These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to create a
Denial of Service (DoS) and bypass security restrictions.
References: CVE-2009-0590, CVE-2009-0591, CVE-2009-0789
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running OpenSSL
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-0590 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2009-0591 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 2.6
CVE-2009-0789 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
HP has provided the following updates to resolve these vulnerabilities.
The updates are available from the following location:
HP-UX OpenSSL version
B.11.11 (11i v1)
B.11.23 (11i v2)
B.11.31 (11i v3)
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced
application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all
Security Bulletins issued by HP and lists recommended actions that may
apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a
depot automatically. For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install revision FIPS-OPENSSL-1.1.2.049 or subsequent
action: install revision FIPS-OPENSSL-1.2.001 or subsequent
action: install revision A.00.09.07m.049 or subsequent
action: install revision FIPS-OPENSSL-1.1.2.050 or subsequent
action: install revision FIPS-OPENSSL-1.2.002 or subsequent
action: install revision A.00.09.07m.050 or subsequent
action: install revision FIPS-OPENSSL-1.1.2.051 or subsequent
action: install revision FIPS-OPENSSL-1.2.003 or subsequent
action: install revision A.00.09.08k.003 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version:1 (rev.1) 9 June 2009 Initial release
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