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HPSBUX02153 SSRT061181 rev.3 - HP-UX Running Firefox, Remote Unauthorized Access
or Elevation of Privileges or Denial of Service (DoS)

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

Release Date: 2006-09-20
Last Updated: 2007-02-27

Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access or elevation of privileges
or Denial of Service (DoS)

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

Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Firefox running on
HP-UX. These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely resulting in
unauthorized access, elevation of privileges, or Denial of Service (DoS).

References: ->Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory (MFSA) 2006-73, 2006-72,
2006-71, 2006-70, 2006-69, 2006-68, 2006-67, 2006-66, 2006-65, 2006-64, 2006-62,
2006-61, 2006-60, 2006-59, 2006-58, 2006-57, 2006-56, 2006-55, 2006-54, 2006-53,
2006-52, 2006-51, 2006-50, 2006-48, 2006-47, 2006-46, 2006-45, 2006-44, 2006-43,
2006-42, 2006-41, 2006-39, 2006-38, 2006-37, 2006-36, 2006-35, 2006-34, 2006-33,
2006-32, 2006-31, 2006-30, 2006-29, 2006-28, 2006-27, 2006-25, 2006-24, 2006-23,
2006-22, 2006-20.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

 ->Firefox prior to version running on HP-UX B.11.11 and B.11.23.


For further information please refer to:


HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.23
 ->action: install preliminary version of Firefox available from
 ->URL: ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ /



 ->Preliminary versions of Firefox are available to resolve the
potential vulnerabilities. These preliminary versions have received minimal
testing and are localized for English only. The preliminary versions are
available for download from the following url:
 -> ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ /

For HP-UX B.11.23 (IA):

For HP-UX B.11.11 and B.11.23 (PA):

 ->This security bulletin will be revised when fully tested and localized
versions of Firefox or subsequent for HP-UX are available.

 ->The most recent fully tested and localized Firefox (version is
available here: http://www.hp.com/products1/unix/java/firefox/index.html

 ->Firefox version does not resolve the following: Mozilla Foundation
Security Advisory (MFSA) 2006-73, 2006-72, 2006-71, 2006-70, 2006-69, 2006-68.
These are resolved in Firefox version

 ->install preliminary version of Firefox available from mozilla.org


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information see https://www.hp.com/go/swa

Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 September 2006 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 29 November 2006 preliminary Firefox available
Version:3 (rev.3) - 27 February 2007 preliminary Firefox 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.

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HP S/W Security Team
WTEC Cupertino, California

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