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HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
HPSBUX02219 SSRT061273 rev.1 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
HPSBUX02219 SSRT061273 rev.1 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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HPSBUX02219 SSRT061273 rev.1 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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

Release Date: 2007-06-11
Last Updated: 2007-06-11

Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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

Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with HP-UX running BIND. The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

References: CVE-2006-4339, CVE-2007-0493 (BIND v9.3.2 only), CVE-2007-0494

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, and B.11.23 running BIND v9.2.0 or BIND v9.3.2.



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. 

For BIND v9.2.0 

HP-UX B.11.11 
action: install revision B. or subsequent 

HP-UX B.11.23 
action: install PHNE_35920 or subsequent 

For BIND v9.3.2 

HP-UX B.11.11 
action: install revision C. or subsequent 

HP-UX B.11.23 
action: install revision C. or subsequent 



HP has made the following available to resolve the vulnerability:

BIND v9.2.0 HP-UX B.11.11 revision B. or subsequent - Download information below. 
BIND v9.2.0 HP-UX B.11.23 PHNE_35920 or subsequent - available from http://itrc.hp.com 
BIND v9.3.2 HP-UX B.11.11 revision C. or subsequent - available from http://www.hp.com/go/softwaredepot 
BIND v9.3.2 HP-UX B.11.23 revision C. or subsequent - available from http://www.hp.com/go/softwaredepot 

Downloading BIND v9.2.0 revision B. 

For a period of thirty days after the initial release of this Security Bulletin, BIND v9.2.0 revision B. will be available for download from the following ftp site. After the ftp site is removed, please contact HP Support to receive this update. 


The depot is contained in this gzip file: BIND920_v9.depot.gz. It should be unpacked with gunzip(1) and installed with swinstall(1M).

MD5 sum: 
MD5 (BIND920_v9.depot) = 23335741e42769502623d863d121cd97 

1935343678 20766720 BIND920_v9.depot 

BIND v9.2.0 HP-UX B.11.11 install revision B. or subsequent. 
BIND v9.3.2 HP-UX B.11.11 install revision C. or subsequent. 
BIND v9.3.2 HP-UX B.11.23 install revision C. or subsequent. 


HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa 

Version: 1 (rev.1) - 11 June 2007 Initial release 

Third Party Security Patches: 
Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy. 

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: 
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 
NS = HP NonStop Servers 
OV = HP OpenVMS 
PI = HP Printing & Imaging 
ST = HP Storage SW 
TL = HP Trusted Linux 
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX 
VV = HP VirtualVault 

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."

ęCopyright 2007 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 or 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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