SSRT3472 rev.1 Potential unauthorized access with stmkfont

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**REVISED 01**
 Originally issued: 12 February 2003
 Last revised: 06 April 2004
 SSRT3472 rev.1 Potential unauthorized access with stmkfont

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PROBLEM: There is a potential buffer overflow in

IMPACT:  Potential unauthorized access by a local user.

PLATFORM: HP-UX B.10.20 and B.11.00.

**REVISED 01**
SOLUTION: For B.10.20, install PHSS_15423 or subsequent.
 -->      For B.11.00, install PHSS_29744 or subsequent.


AVAILABILITY: The patches are available now from

CHANGE SUMMARY: rev.1 - Added B.11.00 patch.
**REVISED 01**
 A. Background
 -->There is a potential buffer overflow in /usr/bin/stmkfont
 -->which could be exploited by a local user to allow
 -->unauthorized access.

    The SSRT thanks LSD Research Group ( ) for
    reporting this potential vulnerability to HP.

 -->Note:  The potential vulnerability does not exist in
 -->       HP-UX B.11.11 and subsequent.


     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.11.00
     action: install PHSS_29744 or subsequent

     HP-UX B.10.20
     action: install PHSS_15423 or subsequent


 B. Recommended solution

**REVISED 01**
 -->For 11.11,
 -->    install PHSS_29744 or subsequent.

    For 10.20,
        install PHSS_15423 or subsequent.


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