HPSBUX02351 SSRT080058 rev.3 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning

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HPSBUX02351 SSRT080058 rev.3 - HP-UX Running BIND, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning

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

Release Date: 2008-07-16
Last Updated: 2008-08-06

Potential Security Impact: Remote DNS cache poisoning

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

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running BIND.
The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to cause DNS cache poisoning.

References: CVE-2008-1447

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running BIND v9.3.2 or BIND v9.2.0, HP-UX
B.11.11 running BIND v8.1.2


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference                         Base Vector               Base Score
CVE-2008-1447      (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)     7.5
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.


HP has provided the following software updates / patch to resolve the
vulnerabilities for BIND v9.2.0 and BIND v9.3.2.

Customers running BIND v8.1.2 on HP-UX B.11.11 should upgrade to BIND v9.2.0 or
BIND v9.3.2 and apply the updates listed below.

The BIND v9.2.0 update is available for download from:

The patch PHNE_37865 is available from: http://itrc.hp.com

The BIND v9.3.2 updates are available for download from: http://software.hp.com

HP-UX Release - B.11.11 running v8.1.2
Action - Upgrade to BIND v9.2.0 or BIND v9.3.2 and apply the updates listed
HP-UX Release - B.11.11 running v9.2.0
BIND Depot name - BIND920v11.depot
 MD5 Sum - F6999280DE19645EF86FF52083AACD72
HP-UX Release - B.11.23 running v9.2.0
Action - Install PHNE_37865

HP-UX Release - B.11.11 running v9.3.2
Action - Install revision C. or subsequent
HP-UX Release - B.11.23 running v9.3.2
Action - Install revision C. or subsequent
HP-UX Release - B.11.31 running v9.3.2
Action - Install revision C. or subsequent

Note: HP is aware of performance issues with these updates / patch. All
customers should test the updates / patch in their environment. HP is
investigating changes to reduce the performance issues. This bulletin will be
revised when new updates / patch become available.

For B.11.11 running v8.1.2, upgrade to BIND v9.2.0 or BIND v9.3.2 and apply the
For B.11.11 running v9.2.0 install BIND920v11.depot

HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application
that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued Security
Bulletins 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: https://www.hp.com/go/swa


For BIND v8.1.2
HP-UX B.11.11
action: upgrade to BIND v9.2.0 or BIND v9.3.2 and apply the updates

For BIND v9.3.2
HP-UX B.11.11
action: install revision C. or subsequent
URL: http://software.hp.com

HP-UX B.11.23
action: install revision C. or subsequent
URL: http://software.hp.com

HP-UX B.11.31
action: install revision C. or subsequent
URL: http://software.hp.com

For BIND v9.2.0
HP-UX B.11.11
action: install revision B. or subsequent
URL: ftp://ss080058:ss080058@hprc.external.hp.com

HP-UX B.11.23
action: install patch PHNE_37865 or subsequent
URL: http://itrc.hp.com


Version:1 (rev.1) - 16 July 2008 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 19 July 2008 Added BIND v9.2.0 depot information
Version:3 (rev.3) - 06 August 2008 Updated patch location, revised BIND v9.2.0
depot information, added BIND v8.1.2

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accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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