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HPSBTU02132 SSRT061154 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX running NIS ypserv, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
HPSBTU02132 SSRT061154 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX running NIS ypserv, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
HPSBTU02132 SSRT061154 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX running NIS ypserv, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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HPSBTU02132 SSRT061154 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX running NIS ypserv,
Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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

Release Date: 2006-07-17
Last Updated: 2006-07-17

Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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

A potential vulnerability has been identified with the
HP Tru64 UNIX operating system running NIS ypserv.  The
vulnerability could be remotely exploited to cause a
Denial of Service (DoS).

References: CVE-2003-0251

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
The following supported software versions are affected:

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-3
HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-2/PK4
HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A PK6
HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0G PK4
HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F PK8


HP is releasing the following Early Release Patch kits (ERPs)
to resolve the potential security vulnerability. The ERP kits
are available publicly for use by any customer.

The ERP kits use dupatch to install and will not install over
any Customer Specific Patches (CSPs) that have file intersections
with the ERP.

The ERP kits distribute the following:


HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-3 ERP Kit

Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do? 
MD5 Checksum: a8dcd98691bac21dc9193d819617e806

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-2/PK4 ERP Kit

Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do? 
Name: T64KIT1000672-V51BB25-ES-20060530
MD5 Checksum: a6f0161fab512db3ad731ee92ef8d208

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1A PK6 ERP Kit

Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do? 
Name: T64KIT1000673-V51AB24-ES-20060530
MD5 Checksum: cae358d69213204e25fda18a705073cd

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 4.0G PK4 ERP Kit

Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do? 
Name: T64KIT1000675-V40GB22-ES-20060530
MD5 Checksum: 20f15351ceb14ad252be41779fc1d035

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 4.0F PK8 ERP Kit

Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do? 
Name: DUXKIT1000676-V40FB22-ES-20060530
MD5 Checksum: 2c794f7e846a27375abd1a49929c3e1e



Version: 1 (rev.1) 17 July 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

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Security Bulletins via Email:

On the web page: ITRC security bulletins and patch sign-up
Under Step1: your ITRC security bulletins and patches
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Under Step2: your ITRC operating systems
  - verify your operating system selections are checked and

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To review previously published Security Bulletins visit:

* 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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