HPSBUX02876 SSRT101148 rev.2 - 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: 2013-04-30 Last Updated: 2013-06-14 Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS) Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team VULNERABILITY SUMMARY A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running BIND. This vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS). References: CVE-2013-2266 SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP-UX B.11.31 running BIND 9.7.3 prior to C.126.96.36.199.0 BACKGROUND For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: email@example.com CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics Reference; Base Vector; Base Score CVE-2013-2266; (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C); 7.8 Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002 RESOLUTION HP has provided an updated version of the BIND service to resolve this vulnerability. This early release depot will be replaced by the June 2013 Web Upgrade, which is functionally identical. This update is available from the following location https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=BIND BIND 9.7.3 for HP-UX Release; Depot Name B.11.31 (PA and IA): bind973.depot MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update Download and install the software update 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 For BIND 9.7.3 HP-UX B.11.31 ================== NameService.BIND-AUX NameService.BIND-RUN action: install revision C.188.8.131.52.0 or subsequent END AFFECTED VERSIONS HISTORY Version:1 (rev.1) - 30 April 2013 Initial release Version:2 (rev.2) - 14 June 2013 Revised location of update. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletin alerts via Email: http://h41183.www4.hp.com/signup_alerts.php?jumpid=hpsc_secbulletins Security Bulletin Archive : A list of recently released Security Bulletins is available here: https://h20564.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 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.
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