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[security bulletin] HPSBUX02153 SSRT061181 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Firefox, Remote Unauthorized Access or Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (DoS)
Sep 21 2006 07:30PM
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c00771742
HPSBUX02153 SSRT061181 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Firefox, Remote Unauthorized Access or
Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2006-09-20
Last Updated: 2006-09-20
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access, elevation of privileges, Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Firefox running on HP-UX.
These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely resulting in unauthorized access,
elevation of privileges, or Denial of Service (DoS).
References: Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory (MFSA) 2006-56, 2006-55, 2006-54, 2006-53,
2006-52, 2006-51, 2006-50, 2006-48, 2006-47, 2006-46, 2006-45, 2006-44, 2006-43, 2006-42,
2006-41, 2006-39, 2006-38, 2006-37, 2006-36, 2006-35, 2006-34, 2006-33, 2006-32, 2006-31,
2006-30, 2006-29, 2006-28, 2006-27, 2006-25, 2006-24, 2006-23, 2006-22, 2006-20.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Firefox prior to version 22.214.171.124 running on HP-UX B.11.11 and B.11.23.
For further information please refer to:
action: install preliminary version of Firefox 126.96.36.199 available from mozilla.org
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP has made preliminary versions of Firefox 188.8.131.52 available to resolve the issue.
These preliminary versions have received minimal testing and are localized for English only.
The preliminary versions are available for download from the following url:
For HP-UX B.11.23 (IA):
For HP-UX B.11.11 and B.11.23 (PA):
This security bulletin will be revised when fully tested and localized versions of
Firefox 184.108.40.206 or subsequent for HP-UX are available.
MANUAL ACTION: Yes - Update
install preliminary version of Firefox 220.127.116.11 available from mozilla.org
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HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00 analyzes all
HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of recommended actions that potentially
affect a specific HP-UX system. For more information: http://software.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumbe
Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 September 2006 Initial release
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