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HP Security Bulletin - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) (HPSBUX02876)
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.9.7.3.2.0

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-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.9.7.3.2.0 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: security-alert@hp.com

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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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