HP DCE/9000 1.8 DCE Client IPv6 vulnerability
HPSBUX0207-196
Published: 2002-07-02 23:30:05
Updated: 2002-07-02 23:30:05

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 HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY SECURITY BULLETIN: #00196,
 Originally issued:  01 July 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: Internal data can be modified causing rpcd or dced to
         crash.

PLATFORM: HP 9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX 11.11 only with
           1. PHSS_25710
           or
           2. PHSS_26394 and PHSS_26396

DAMAGE:  Denial of service.

SOLUTION:  Install patches PHSS_27258 and PHSS_27259.

MANUAL ACTIONS: None

AVAILABILITY:  The patches are available now.

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 A. Background
    When IPV6 functionality was added to DCE at 11.11 a security
    vulnerability was introduced that allowed DCE daemon dced or
    rpcd to crash under certain conditions.

 B. Fixing the problem
    Install patches PHSS_27258 and PHSS_27259 or subsequent.

    Note: If customers have no need for IPV6 functionality or
    any of the fixes provided in PHSS_25710, PHSS_26394, or
    PHSS_26396, the problem may be avoided by removing these
    patches.

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