SSRT3460 rev.3 HP-UX Network traffic can cause programs to fail

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**REVISED 03**
 Originally issued: 04 June 2003
 Last revised: 15 August 2004
 SSRT3460 rev.3 HP-UX Network traffic can cause programs to fail

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PROBLEM: Certain network traffic can cause programs to fail.

IMPACT: Potential denial of service

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases B.11.00,
          B.11.04, B.11.11, and B.11.22.

**REVISED 03**
SOLUTION: Install patch or file.
 -->      HP-UX B.11.00 - PHNE_29473 or subsequent
          HP-UX B.11.04 - PHNE_29453 or subsequent
 -->      HP-UX B.11.11 - PHNE_29887 or subsequent
          HP-UX B.11.22 - sys_socket.o.ia.1122

                HP-UX B.11.22 - Download and install
                No manual actions for other HP-UX versions.

AVAILABILITY:  The patches are available on

CHANGE SUMMARY: Rev.01 -  Added Support Tool Manager patches.
                Rev.02 -  Added B.11.04
                Rev.03 -  Added PHNE_29473 for B.11.00
                          Added PHNE_29887 for B.11.11

 A. Background
    Certain network traffic can cause programs to fail.  An
    example of potentially vulnerable program is diagmond.

**REVISED 03**

     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.11.22
     action: install sys_socket.o.ia.1122

     HP-UX B.11.11
     action: install PHNE_29887 or subsequent

     HP-UX B.11.04
     action: install PHNE_29453 or subsequent

     HP-UX B.11.00
     action: install PHNE_29473 or subsequent


 B. Recommended solution

 -->HP-UX B.11.00 - Install PHNE_29473 or subsequent.
    HP-UX B.11.04 - Install PHNE_29453 or subsequent.
 -->HP-UX B.11.11 - Install PHNE_29887 or subsequent.

 -->HP-UX B.11.22 - Please write to
                    for a copy of sys_socket.o.ia.1122.

    4088493721 33904 sys_socket.o.ia.1122

    MD5 (sys_socket.o.ia.1122) = 42843c3af576dc1c8bdb4b391170dce7

    Install the sys_socket.o.ia.1122 as follows:

            [copy sys_socket.o.ia.1122 to a safe
             directory such as /etc]

            cd /usr/conf/lib
            cp -p libuipc.a libuipc.a.orig
            ar r /usr/conf/lib/libuipc.a \


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