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ESB-2004.0021 -- HEWLETT-PACKARD SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0401-305 -- SSRT4681 Apache 1.3.29 web server on VVOS

Date: 08 January 2004
References: ESB-2003.0804  

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    ESB-2004.0021 -- HEWLETT-PACKARD SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0401-305
                 SSRT4681 Apache 1.3.29 web server on VVOS
                              08 January 2004

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:                Apache prior to 1.3.29
Publisher:              Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:       HP-UX 11.04 (VVOS)
Platform:               HP9000 Servers 700/800
Impact:                 Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
                        Denial of Service
Access Required:        Remote
CVE Names:              CAN-2003-0542

Ref:                    ESB-2003.0804

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 Source: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
 SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0401-305
 Originally issued: 06 January 2004
 SSRT4681 Apache 1.3.29 web server on VVOS
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NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.

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.

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PROBLEM:  Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in mod_alias
          and mod_rewrite modules for Apache versions prior
          to 1.3.29.

IMPACT:   Potential denial of service (DoS) attack and remote
          execution of arbitrary code.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Servers 700/800 running HP-UX release 11.04
          (VVOS) with Virtualvault A.04.50 or Virtualvault A.04.60
          or Virtualvault A.04.70 installed.

SOLUTION: For Virtualvault releases, install the below mentioned
          patches:
          Virtualvault 4.5:
           PHSS_30159 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.5 IWS update
           PHSS_30160 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.5 OWS update

          Virtualvault 4.6:
           PHSS_30153 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.6 IWS update
           PHSS_30154 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.6 OWS update

          Virtualvault 4.7:
           PHSS_30055 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.7 IWS update
           PHSS_30056 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.7 OWS update

          Webproxy 2.0:
           PHSS_29894 s700_800 11.04 Webproxy server 2.0 update

          Webproxy 2.1:
           PHSS_30058 s700_800 11.04 Webproxy server 2.1 update

MANUAL ACTIONS: None

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now from <itrc.hp.com>.
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 A. Background

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
    <cve.mitre.org> has identified a potential vulnerability in
    the Apache HTTP Server on versions prior to 1.3.29 and has
    assigned the name CAN-2003-0542 to this issue.

    References for vulnerability:

      http://httpd.apache.org/dist/httpd/Announcement2.html
      http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/342674
      http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-360.html

    It affects the following HP product numbers:

       B5411EA Virtualvault 4.5 (VVOS 11.04)
       B5411FA Virtualvault 4.6 (VVOS 11.04)
       B5411FA Virtualvault 4.7 (VVOS 11.04)
       B9102BA Webproxy 2.0 (VVOS 11.04)
       B9102BA Webproxy 2.1 (VVOS 11.04)

     AFFECTED VERSIONS

      The following is a list by HP-UX revision of
      affected filesets or patches and fix information.
      To determine if a system has an affected version,
      search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset"
      for an affected fileset or patch, then determine if
      a fixed revision or applicable patch is installed.

          HP-UX B.11.04
          ===========
          For Virtualvault 4.5
          VaultWS.WS-CORE
          fix: install PHSS_30159 or subsequent
          VaultTS.VV-IWS
          fix: install PHSS_30160 or subsequent

          For Virtualvault 4.6
          VaultWS.WS-CORE
          fix: install PHSS_30154 or subsequent
          VaultTS.VV-IWS
          fix: install PHSS_30153 or subsequent

          For Virtualvault 4.7
          VaultWS.WS-CORE
          fix: install PHSS_30055 or subsequent
          VaultTS.VV-IWS
          fix: install PHSS_30056 or subsequent

          For Webproxy 2.0
          HP_Webproxy.HPWEB-PX-CORE
          fix: install PHSS_29894 or subsequent

          For Webproxy 2.1
          HP_Webproxy.HPWEB-PX-CORE
          fix: install PHSS_30058 or subsequent

     END AFFECTED VERSIONS

 B. Recommended solution
    Install the patches that upgrade the Apache server version in
    the HP-UX release 11.04 to 1.3.29.  The fixes for the
    Virtualvault releases noted below are available with the
    following patches:

       Virtualvault 4.5:
         PHSS_30159 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.5 IWS update
         PHSS_30160 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.5 OWS update
       Virtualvault 4.6:
         PHSS_30153 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.6 IWS update
         PHSS_30154 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.6 OWS update
       Virtualvault 4.7:
         PHSS_30055 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.7 IWS update
         PHSS_30056 s700_800 11.04 Virtualvault 4.7 OWS update
       Webproxy 2.0:
         PHSS_29894 s700_800 11.04 Webproxy server 2.0 update
       Webproxy 2.1:
         PHSS_30058 s700_800 11.04 Webproxy server 2.1 update

 C. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
    Bulletins from the HP IT Resource Center via electronic=20
    mail, do the following:

    Use your browser to get to the HP IT Resource Center page
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       http://itrc.hp.com

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    In the left most frame select "Maintenance and Support".

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    To -subscribe- to future HP Security Bulletins or other
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    NOTE: Using your itrc account security bulletins can be
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    To -gain access- to the Security Patch Matrix, select
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    For information on the Security Patch Check tool, see:
    http://www.software.hp.com/cgi-bin/swdepot_parser.cgi/cgi/
           displayProductInfo.pl?productNumber=B6834AA

    The security patch matrix is also available via anonymous
    ftp:

    ftp://ftp.itrc.hp.com/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix/

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(c)Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Company
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or
editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information
in this document is subject to change without notice.
Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of HP products referenced
herein are trademarks and/or service marks of Hewlett-Packard
Company.  Other product and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.

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