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HP Security Bulletin 2006-11.5

HP Security Bulletin 2006-11.5
Posted Jul 2, 2006
Authored by Hewlett Packard | Site hp.com

HP Security Bulletin - Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Perl 5.8.2 and earlier running on HP Tru64 UNIX. These vulnerabilities could be exploited by a local user to execute unauthorized code.

tags | advisory, local, perl, vulnerability
systems | unix
advisories | CVE-2005-3962
SHA-256 | d23a8ee6f8d087198ee77c28904792640cf69c9be7a9730cfe5d3211938739c9

HP Security Bulletin 2006-11.5

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Document ID: c00686865
Version: 1

HPSBTU02125 SSRT061105 rev.1 - HP Tru64 UNIX Running Perl 5.8.2 and earlier,
Local Unauthorized Code Execution

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

Release Date: 2006-06-28
Last Updated: 2006-06-28

Potential Security Impact: Local unauthorized code execution

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


Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Perl 5.8.2 and earlier running on
HP Tru64 UNIX. These vulnerabilities could be exploited by a local user to execute
unauthorized code.

References: CVE-2005-3962

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

Perl 5.8.2 and earlier provided with:

* HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-3
* HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1B-2/PK4
* HP Tru64 UNIX 5.1A PK6
* HP Internet Express 6.3 for HP Tru64 UNIX
* HP Internet Express 6.4 for HP Tru64 UNIX
* HP Tru64 UNIX Associated Products CD (APCD) for HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-3 (BL25) and earlier



HP has released a setld-based patch kit PERL_V51BB26-ES-20060612 with Perl 5.8.7
publicly for use by any customer.

The patch kit can be installed on any Tru64 UNIX system running Perl from any of the impacted
software versions noted in the SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS section of this bulletin.

The patched Perl 5.8.7 is also available on HP Internet Express v 6.5.

HP Tru64 UNIX v 5.1B-3 Perl Patch Kit
Location: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/patch/patchDetail.do?patchid=PERL_V51BB26-ES-20060612
Name: PERL_V51BB26-ES-20060612
MD5 Checksum: 49bb5de02b3236a0991698ec5f3ca648

HP Internet Express v 6.5 (Internet products and solutions for Tru64 UNIX Website)
Location: http://h30097.www3.hp.com/internet/prod_sol.htm


Version: 1 (rev.1) 28 June 2006 Initial release

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@hp.com. It is
strongly recommended that security related information being
communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit
information. To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an
e-mail message as follows:
To: security-alert@hp.com
Subject: get key

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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin
relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
Bulletin number in the title:

GN = HP General SW,
MA = HP Management Agents,
MI = Misc. 3rd party SW,
NS = HP NonStop Servers,
OV = HP OpenVMS,
PI = HP Printing & Imaging,
ST = HP Storage SW,
TL = HP Trusted Linux,
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX,
VV = HP Virtual Vault

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. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily
accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP
will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use
or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. To the
extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either
express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability
and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."

(c)Copyright 2006 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 nor 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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