HPSBUX0207-202 rev.2 HP-UX Bind9 denial of service

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**REVISED 02**
 Originally issued: 22 July 2002
 Last Revised: 13 April 2004
 Rev.2 HP-UX Bind9 denial of service


The information in the following Security Bulletin should be
acted upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will
not be liable for any consequences to any customer resulting
from customer's failure to fully implement instructions in this
Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

PROBLEM: Potential denial of service in BIND 9.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX release 11.11 (11i)
          only with the BINDv920.INETSVCS-BIND fileset installed.

DAMAGE: Potential denial of service.

**REVISED 02**
SOLUTION: Install revision B. or subsequent.

                Install revision B. or subsequent.

AVAILABILITY:  BIND-920_B.11.11 is available from
               http://software.hp.com .

                Rev.2 BIND-920_B.11.11 is available
 A. Background
    CERT advisory CA-2002-15 reports a denial of service
    vulnerability which may affect HP-UX release 11.11 (11i)
    systems with the BINDv920.INETSVCS-BIND fileset installed.

**REVISED 02**

     Note: To determine if a system has an affected version,
           search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset"
           for an affected fileset.  Then determine if the
           recommended patch or update is installed.

     HP-UX B.11.11
     action: install revision B. or subsequent


 B. Recommended solution

**REVISED 02**
    Download and install BIND-920_B.11.11 from
    http://software.hp.com .

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Or via anonymous ftp:
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The HP-UX Security Patch Matrix, updated daily, categorizes
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reviewing the Security Patch Matrix for HP-UX 11.XX Versions.
NOTE: Installing patches listed in the Security Patch Matrix will
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_only_ if there are no MANUAL ACTIONS included.

The Security Patch Check tool can also verify that a Security
Bulletin RESOLUTION has been implemented on HP-UX 11.XX Versions
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Check tool cannot verify patches implemented via product upgrade.

For information on the Security Patch Check tool, see:
http://www.software.hp.com/cgi-bin/swdepot_parser.cgi/cgi /

REPORT: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP
supported product, send email to: security-alert@hp.com

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to provide customers with current secure solutions.

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Yours truly,
HP S/W Security Team
WTEC Cupertino, California

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