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HPSBUX02249 SSRT071442 rev.3 - HP-UX Running the Ignite-UX or the DynRootDisk (DRD) get_system_info Command, Local Unqualified Configuration Change
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Potential Security Impact:
Local unqualified configuration change
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP-UX running the Ignite-UX or the DynRootDisk (DRD) get_system_info command. This command can change system networking parameters without notification (unqualified configuration change).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running the Ignite-UX vC.7.0.212, vC.7.1.93, vC.7.2.94, vC.7.3.144 or the DynRootDisk (DRD) vA.220.127.116.117, vA.18.104.22.168, vA.22.214.171.1244, vA.126.96.36.1992 get_system_info command.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
The get_system_info command is executed by the following commands:
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve the vulnerability.
The updates can be downloaded from
Ignite-UX vC.7.3.148 or subsequent
Dynamic Root Disk vA.3.0.0 or subsequent
Yes - Update
Update to Ignite-UX vC.7.3.148 or subsequent, Dynamic Root Disk vA.3.0.0 or subsequent
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Software Assistant:
HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all Security Bulletins issued by HP and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see:
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install revision C.7.3.148 or subsequent
action: install revision A.3.0.0 or subsequent
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 20 August 2007 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 12 September 2007 new script, corrected revision numbers
Version: 3 (rev.3) -11 February 2008 Ignite-UX vC.7.3.148, Dynamic Root Disk vA.3.0.0 available
Third Party Security Patches:
Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.
System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.
"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action.
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