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[security bulletin] HPSBUX02829 SSRT100883 rev.1 - HP-UX Running X Font Server (xfs) Software, Local Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c03557425
HPSBUX02829 SSRT100883 rev.1 - HP-UX Running X Font Server (xfs) Software,
Local Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2013-01-07
Last Updated: 2013-01-07
Potential Security Impact: Local Denial of Service (DoS), unauthorized access
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP-UX running the
X Font Server (xfs). The vulnerability could be exploited locally to create a
Denial of Service (DoS), or allow unauthorized access.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, B.11.31 running the X Font Server (xfs) before
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2012-1699 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) 3.6
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided the following software patches to resolve the vulnerability.
The patches are available for download from:
PHSS_43355 or subsequent
PHSS_43202 or subsequent
PHSS_43134 or subsequent
MANUAL ACTIONS: No
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application
that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all Security Bulletins
issued by HP 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
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install PHSS_43355 or subsequent
action: install PHSS_43202 or subsequent
action: install PHSS_43134 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version:1 (rev.1) - 7 January 2013 Initial Release
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be
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