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HP Security Bulletin - HP-UX Running X Font Server (xfs) Software, Local Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access (HPSBUX02829)
HPSBUX02829 SSRT100883 rev.1 - HP-UX Running X Font Server (xfs) Software, Local
Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as
possible.
Release Date: 2013-01-07
Last Updated: 2013-01-07
Potential Security Impact: Local Denial of Service (DoS), unauthorized access
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running the X Font
Server (xfs). The vulnerability could be exploited locally to create a Denial of
Service (DoS), or allow unauthorized access.

References: CVE-2012-1699
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running the X Font Server (xfs) before X11R6.7

BACKGROUND
For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to:
security-alert@hp.com

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference; Base Vector; Base Score
CVE-2012-1699; (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P); 3.6

Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
RESOLUTION
HP has provided the following software patches to resolve the vulnerability. 
The patches are available for download from:
http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc?

HP-UX B.11.11; PHSS_43355 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.23; PHSS_43202 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.31; PHSS_43134 or subsequent

MANUAL ACTIONS: No

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that
replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all Security Bulletins issued by HP
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

The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.11 
============== 
X11.X11-FONTSRV 
action: install PHSS_43355 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23 
============== 
X11.X11-FONTSRV 
action: install PHSS_43202 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31 
============== 
X11.X11-FONTSRV 
action: install PHSS_43134 or subsequent 

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

HISTORY 
Version:1 (rev.1) - 7 January 2013 Initial Release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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

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via Email: http://h41183.www4.hp.com/signup_alerts.php?jumpid=hpsc_secbulletins 

Security Bulletin List: A list of HP Security Bulletins, updated periodically, is
contained in HP Security Notice HPSN-2011-001
https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=emr_na-c02964
430

Security Bulletin Archive: A list of recently released Security Bulletins is
available here: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/secBullArchive/


Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title
by the two characters following HPSB.
3C = 3COM 
3P = 3rd Party Software 
GN = HP General Software 
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware 
MP = MPE/iX 
MU = Multi-Platform Software 
NS = NonStop Servers 
OV = OpenVMS 
PI = Printing and Imaging 
PV = ProCurve 
ST = Storage Software 
TU = Tru64 UNIX 
UX = HP-UX

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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."




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