Hewlett Packard Information for VU#966075

HP-UX vulnerable to buffer overflow in line printer daemon (rlpdaemon) via crafted print request

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

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HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #00163,
Originally issued: 27 August '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: Buffer overflow in rlpdaemon

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 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_24697,
10.10 PHCO_24698,
10.20 PHCO_24699,
11.00 PHCO_24700,
11.11 PHCO_24701,
11.20 PHCO_24868.

MANUAL ACTIONS: None

AVAILABILITY: All patches are available now.
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project
has assigned the name CAN-2001-0668 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 fully rectified by application of one of
these patches to the appropriate HP-UX release:
10.01 PHCO_24697,
10.10 PHCO_24698,
10.20 PHCO_24699,
11.00 PHCO_24700,
11.11 PHCO_24701,
11.20 PHCO_24868.

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

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