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HP-UX VirtualVault running Apache 1.3.X Remote Unauthorized Access



SSRT051128 rev.1 - HP-UX VirtualVault running Apache 1.3.X Remote Unauthorized Access
SSRT051128 rev.1 - HP-UX VirtualVault running Apache 1.3.X Remote Unauthorized Access



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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c00612828

Version: 1

HPSBUX02101 SSRT051128 rev.1 - HP-UX VirtualVault running Apache
1.3.X Remote Unauthorized Access

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted
upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2006-03-01
Last Updated: 2006-03-15

Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company,
        HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A security vulnerability has been identified in Apache HTTP
server versions prior to Apache 1.3.34 that may allow HTTP
Request Splitting/Spoofing attacks, resulting in remote
unauthorized access.

References: Apache HTTP Server version 1.3.34 announcement

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.04 running Virtualvault 4.7 or Virtualvault 4.6 or
Virtualvault 4.5.

BACKGROUND

The Apache Software Foundation (http://httpd.apache.org/) and the 
Apache HTTP Server Project have announced the release of version
1.3.34 of the Apache HTTP Server:

 "Of particular note is that 1.3.34 addresses and fixes 2
  potential security issues:

    * If a request contains both Transfer-Encoding and
      Content-Length headers, remove the Content-Length,
      mitigating some HTTP Request Splitting/Spoofing attacks.

    * Added TraceEnable [on|off|extended] per-server directive to
      alter the behavior of the TRACE method."

Note: To determine if a system has an affected version, search the
output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for an affected fileset.
Then determine if the recommended patch or update is installed.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.04 Virtualvault A.04.70
==========================VaultTS.VV-IWS
action: install PHSS_34169 or subsequent

VaultWS.WS-CORE
action: install PHSS_34121 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.04 Virtualvault A.04.60
==========================VaultTS.VV-IWS
action: install PHSS_34170 or subsequent

VaultWS.WS-CORE
action: install PHSS_34120 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.04 Virtualvault A.04.50
==========================VaultTS.VV-IWS
action: install PHSS_34171 or subsequent

VaultWS.WS-CORE
action: install PHSS_34119 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.04 HP Webproxy A.02.10
===========================HP_Webproxy.HPWEB-PX-CORE
action: install PHSS_34203 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.04 HP Webproxy A.02.00
===========================HP_Webproxy.HPWEB-PX-CORE
action: install PHSS_34204 or subsequent

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

RESOLUTION

HP is making the following patches available to resolve this
issue.  The patches are available for download from
http://itrc.hp.com 

For B.11.04 HP has made the following patches available:

PHSS_34169 Virtualvault 4.7 IWS update
PHSS_34121 Virtualvault 4.7 OWS (Apache 1.x) update
PHSS_34170 Virtualvault 4.6 IWS update
PHSS_34120 Virtualvault 4.6 OWS update
PHSS_34171 Virtualvault 4.5 IWS update
PHSS_34119 Virtualvault 4.5 OWS update
PHSS_34203 Webproxy server 2.1 (Apache 1.x) update
PHSS_34204 Webproxy server 2.0 update

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00
analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of
recommended actions that potentially affect a specific HP-UX
system. For more information:
http://software.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do? 
productNumber=B6834AA

MANUAL ACTIONS: No

HISTORY
Version: 1 (rev.1) 15 March 2006 Initial release


Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services
support channel.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP
supported product, send Email to: security-alert@hp.com. It is 
strongly recommended that security related information being
communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit
information.  To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an
e-mail message as follows:
To: security-alert@hp.com 
  Subject: get key

Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP
Security Bulletins via Email:
http://h30046.www3.hp.com/driverAlertProfile.php?regioncode=NA& 
langcode=USENG&jumpid=in_SC-GEN__driverITRC&topiccode=ITRC

On the web page: ITRC security bulletins and patch sign-up
Under Step1: your ITRC security bulletins and patches
  - check ALL categories for which alerts are required and
    continue.
Under Step2: your ITRC operating systems
  - verify your operating system selections are checked and
    save.

To update an existing subscription:
http://h30046.www3.hp.com/subSignIn.php 
Log in on the web page:
  Subscriber's choice for Business: sign-in.
On the web page:
  Subscriber's Choice: your profile summary
    - use Edit Profile to update appropriate sections.

To review previously published Security Bulletins visit:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/secBullArchive.do 

* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin
relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
Bulletin number in the title:

    GN = HP General SW,
    MA = HP Management Agents,
    MI = Misc. 3rd party SW,
    MP = HP MPE/iX,
    NS = HP NonStop Servers,
    OV = HP OpenVMS,
    PI = HP Printing & Imaging,
    ST = HP Storage SW,
    TL = HP Trusted Linux,
    TU = HP Tru64 UNIX,
    UX = HP-UX,
    VV = HP Virtual Vault


System management and security procedures must be reviewed
frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually
reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products
to provide customers with current secure solutions.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to
bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the
important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP
recommends that all users determine the applicability of this
information to their individual situations and take appropriate
action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily
accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP
will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use
or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. To the
extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either
express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability
and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."


(c)Copyright 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or
editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information
provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. To the
extent permitted by law, neither HP nor its affiliates,
subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental, special
or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits;
damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or
services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration.
The information in this document is subject to change without
notice. Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard
products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard
Company in the United States and other countries. Other product
and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their
respective owners.

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