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Sec. Vulnerability in MPE/iX FTPSRVR
HPSBMP0204-014
Published: 2002-05-01 14:52:53
Updated: 2002-05-01 14:52:53

Document ID:  HPSBMP0204-014
Date Loaded:  20020430
      Title:  Sec. Vulnerability in MPE/iX FTPSRVR

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    HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #0014,
    Originally issued: 30 April 2002
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The information in the following Security Bulletin should be acted
upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will not be
liable for any consequences to any customer resulting from customer's
failure to fully implement instructions in this Security Bulletin as
soon as possible.

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PROBLEM:  FTPSRVR does not properly validate commands.

PLATFORM: HP3000 servers running MPE/iX 6.0, 6.5 and 7.0.

DAMAGE:   Unauthorized access.

SOLUTION: Install the patch appropriate to your release: 

        6.0              FTPGD91A
        6.5              FTPGD92A
        7.0              FTPGD93A


MANUAL ACTIONS: none

AVAILABILITY:   Patches are available now.

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 A. Background
    The FTP Server FTPSRVR does not properly validate certain
    commands, which may lead to unauthorized access.

 B. Fixing the problem
    Obtain and install patches from itrc.hp.com.  These were built
    to protect against this occurrence in the following releases of
    MPE/iX:

        6.0              FTPGD91A
        6.5              FTPGD92A
        7.0              FTPGD93A

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