[security bulletin] HPSBTU02163 SSRT061223 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX Running dtmail, Local Execution of Arbitrary Code Oct 20 2006 11:22AM
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HPSBTU02163 SSRT061223 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX Running dtmail, Local Execution of Arbitrary Code

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2006-10-17
Last Updated: 2006-10-17

Potential Security Impact: Local execution of arbitrary code

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the dtmail program running
on the HP Tru64 UNIX Operating System. The vulnerability could be exploited by a
local, authorized user to execute arbitrary code as a member of the 'mail' group.

References: NETRAGARD-20060810

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
The following supported software versions are affected when running dtmail:

HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-3
HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-2/PK4
HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A PK6
HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0G PK4
HP Tru64 UNIX 4.0F PK8


The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Adriel T. Desautels of Netragard, L.L.C for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert (at) hp (dot) com [email concealed]

HP has released the following Early Release Patch kits (ERPs) publicly for use by any customer.
The ERP kits use dupatch to install and will not install over any Customer Specific Patches (CSPs)
that have file intersections with the ERP.

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-3 ERP Kit
Location: http://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=T64KIT10009
MD5 Checksum: bca42343837c9df40278db23a8e937d7

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1B-2/PK4 ERP Kit
Location: http://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=T64KIT10009
Name: T64KIT1000908-V51BB25-ES-20060928.tar
MD5 Checksum: cd372a1eee401c287216e0a803cdfde2

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 5.1A PK6 ERP Kit
Location: http://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=T64KIT10009
Name: T64KIT1000916-V51AB24-ES-20060929.tar
MD5 Checksum: bcf69e1de05b7bcb611dcff9b62f440

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 4.0G PK4 ERP Kit
Location: http://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=T64KIT10009
Name: T64KIT1000911-V40GB22-ES-20060928.tar
MD5 Checksum: 6c5dda9fe09c1a40ef4ed83e1cf01e14

HP Tru64 UNIX Version 4.0F PK8 ERP Kit
Location: http://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=DUXKIT10009
Name: DUXKIT1000913-V40FB22-ES-20060928.tar
MD5 Checksum: 9bdf70afb5fafc8e39396925bd9c517b


Version:1 (rev.1) - 17 October 2006 Initial release

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customer's patch management policy.

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ST = HP Storage SW,
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TU = HP Tru64 UNIX,
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