HP Information for VU#638011

HP-UX Line Printer Daemon Vulnerable to Directory Traversal

Status

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Digest Name: daily security bulletins digest
Created: Wed Nov 21 3:00:02 PST 2001

Table of Contents:

Document ID Title
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HPSBUX0111-176 Sec. Vulnerability in rlpdaemon

The documents are listed below.
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Document ID: HPSBUX0111-176
Date Loaded: 20011120
Title: Sec. Vulnerability in rlpdaemon

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HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0176,
Originally issued: 20 November '01
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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: An rlpdaemon logic flaw vulnerability has been
reported to us that may allow a remote or local
attacker to execute arbitrary code with superuser
privilege.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Servers running HP-UX releases 10.01, 10.10,
10.20, 11.00, and 11.11.

DAMAGE: Unauthorized access, increased privileges.

SOLUTION: Apply the appropriate patch:
10.01 PHCO_25107,
10.10 PHCO_25108,
10.20 PHCO_25109,
11.00 PHCO_25110,
11.11 PHCO_25111.

MANUAL ACTIONS: None

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)
project has assigned the name CAN-2001-0817 to
this issue.
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A. Background
A remotely exploitable buffer overflow in rlpdaemon has been
reported to HP.

B. Recommended solution
The problem can be resolved by application of one of these
patches to the appropriate HP-UX release:
10.01 PHCO_25107,
10.01 PHCO_25107,
10.10 PHCO_25108,
10.20 PHCO_25109,
11.00 PHCO_25110,
11.11 PHCO_25111.

NOTE: HP-UX 10.24 and 11.04 (VVOS) are not vulnerable.

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HPSBUX0111-176--------------------------------------

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