Date: 10 March 2015
References: ASB-2011.0061 ASB-2011.0072 ASB-2012.0093 ESB-2014.2323 ESB-2014.2508 ESB-2015.0046 ESB-2015.0477 ESB-2015.0940 ESB-2015.2165
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
SSRT101750 rev.3 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
10 March 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-8500 CVE-2011-1910
Revision History: March 10 2015: Corrected revision number in bulletin heading
March 9 2015: Updated download location for BIND 9.9.4 solution
February 9 2015: Added BIND 9.9.4 solution for B.11.31
January 21 2015: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04550240
HPSBUX03235 SSRT101750 rev.3 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Last Updated: 2015-03-06
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running
BIND. This vulnerability could be
exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.31 running BIND 9.7.3 prior to C.126.96.36.199.0
HP-UX B.11.31 running BIND 9.9.4 prior to C.188.8.131.52.0
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2011-1910 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2014-8500 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) 7.8
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided updated versions of the BIND service to resolve this
BIND 184.108.40.206 for HP-UX Release
B.11.31 (PA and IA)
BIND 9.9.4 for HP-UX Release
B.11.31 (PA and IA)
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update
Download and install the software 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:
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
For BIND 9.7.3
action: install revision C.220.127.116.11.0 or subsequent
For BIND 9.9.4
action: install revision C.18.104.22.168.0 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 January 2014 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 6 February 2015 Added BIND 9.9.4 solution for B.11.31
Version:3 (rev.3) - 5 March 2015 Updated download location for BIND 9.9.4
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