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[security bulletin] HPSBOV02467 SSRT090152 rev.1 - HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Running POP or IMAP, Remote Unauthorized Access
Nov 04 2011 03:09PM
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01908983
HPSBOV02467 SSRT090152 rev.1 - HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Running POP or IMAP, Remote Unauthorized Access
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2011-11-03
Last Updated: 2011-11-03
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenVMS TCP/IP Services running POP or IMAP servers. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to result in unauthorized access.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS v5.6 and v5.7 on iTanium and ALPHA Servers.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2011-3168 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 5.0
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Peter Weaver for reporting these vulnerabilities to security-alert (at) hp (dot) com [email concealed]
HP has made the following patch kits available to resolve the vulnerability.
The patch kits and installation instructions are available from HP Support Center (HPSC):
To download a patch kit from HPSC
Go to https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/
Login using a valid HP Passport account
Use the Search: HP Support Center at the top to search for the name of the Patch Kit Name from the table below.
HP OpenVMS TCPIP Version
Patch kit Name
v 5.6 ECO 5
v 5.6 ECO 5
v 5.7 ECO 2
v 5.7 ECO 2
Version:1 (rev.1) 3 November 2011 Initial release
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 (at) hp (dot) com [email concealed]
Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletin alerts via Email: http://h41183.www4.hp.com/signup_alerts.php?jumpid=hpsc_secbulletins
Security Bulletin List: A list of HP Security Bulletins, updated periodically, is contained in HP Security Notice HPSN-2011-001: https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=
Security Bulletin Archive: A list of recently released Security Bulletins is available here: http://h20566.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
Copyright 2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental,special or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits;damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration. The information in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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