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UNIRAS Brief - 580/03 - Two Hewlett Packard Security Briefings



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 580/03 dated 22.10.03  Time: 13:55
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Title
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Two Hewlett Packard Security Briefings:

1. Potential Sec. Vulnerability in Java VM (J2SE) and Java Secure Socket
Extension JSSE)(Rev. 1).

2. Potential Security Vulnerability in SCM3.0

Detail
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1. A vulnerability exists in Java(TM) Secure Socket and a second vulnerability
exists where it may be possible to extract private keys from an SSL server.

2. HP Servicecontrol Manager 3.0 may allow unauthorized users access to its
browser-based GUI. Local users configured on the system may gain
unauthorized access.                   

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1. **REVISED 01**
Source: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0309-280
Originally issued: 15 Sept. 2003
Last revised: 17 Oct. 2003
SSRT3627 Potential Sec. Vulnerability in Java VM (J2SE) and
          Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) (Rev. 1)

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NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.

The information in the following Security Bulletin should be
acted upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will
not be liable for any consequences to any customer resulting
from customer's failure to fully implement instructions in this
Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

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PROBLEM:  A vulnerability exists in Java(TM) Secure Socket
          Extension(JSSE) where it may be possible under certain
          circumstances to gather information about the data
          transmitted over a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or a
          Transport Layer Security (TLS) channel with CBC
          encryption.  The issue does not expose private or
          session keys.

          A second vulnerability exists where it may be possible
          under certain circumstances to extract private keys
          from an SSL server.  This issue is described in

       http://crypto.stanford.edu/~dabo/abstracts/ssl-timing.html

**REVISED 01**
IMPACT:   This bug may introduce potential vulnerabilities into
          any program.  These defects include the affected
          libraries.  The resulting vulnerabilities may result
          in information leakage and improper code execution.

- - - -->>      One such program is Servicecontrol Manager 3.0, (see
          below).

**REVISED 01**
PLATFORM: Any HP-UX system (B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.22, B.11.23)
          running the supported versions of 1.4.X is affected.
          In addition earlier JVM's (1.2.X, 1.3.X) using
          JSSE 1.0.3_01 is also affected.

- - - -->>      HP9000 Servers running HP-UX release B.11.00 and
- - - -->>      B.11.11, with the following versions of
- - - -->>      Servicecontrol Manager 3.0 are affected:

        - Only Servicecontrol Manager, B.03.00.00, B.03.00.01,
          B.03.00.02, and B.03.00.03 (B8339BA)

**REVISED 01**
SOLUTION: Update to version of Java with the security fixes.
          Note: Java 1.4.0 has been obsoleted by Sun and HP;
                no fix will be provided.

          For 1.4.1, manually update to version of Java with the
          security fixes:  Java 1.4.1.04, or later.

          For JSSE 1.0.3_01, you will need to update 1.0.3_02.

- - - -->>      For SCM 3.0, manually update to a version with security
- - - -->>      fixes: B.03.00.04, or later.

**REVISED 01**
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - update Java to: 1.4.1.04, or later.
                Yes - update SCM 3.0 to: B.03.00.04, or later.

          For Java versions (1.2.X, 1.3.X) using JSSE, update
          to 1.0.3_02 from the following URL:

          http://java.sun.com/products/jsse/index-103.html

**REVISED 01**
AVAILABILITY: Updated releases are now available at:
              <www.hp.com/go/java> for Java and
              <software.hp.com>    for Servicecontrol Manager 3.0

CHANGE SUMMARY: Added Servicecontrol Manager 3.0 information
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**REVISED 01**
 A. Background
    Javasoft has issued their Security Bulletins 114.

- - - -->> A product which imbeds the JVM and JRE is Servicecontrol
- - - -->> Manager 3.0, (Product B8339BA).  Versions B.03.00.00,
- - - -->> B.03.00.01, B.03.00.02, and B.03.00.03 all use the JVM and
- - - -->> supply the JRE as part of the product.
- - - -->> This issue affects those SCM 3.0 depots; a new release
- - - -->> depot is now available.

    AFFECTED VERSIONS

    The following is a list by HP-UX revision of
    affected filesets or patches and fix information.
    To determine if a system has an affected version,
    search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset"
    for an affected fileset or patch, then determine if
    a fixed revision or applicable patch is installed.

- - - -->> for Java SDK and RTE
     HP-UX B.11.22
     HP-UX B.11.11
     HP-UX B.11.00
     =============
     fix: Affected versions and the corresponding fixes
         are listed elsewhere in this bulletin.

- - - -->> for Servicecontrol Manager
- - - -->> HP-UX B.11.11
- - - -->> HP-UX B.11.00
- - - -->> =============
     SysMgmtAgent.MX-AGENT
     SysMgmtAgent.MX-ENG-MAN
     SysMgmtServer.MX-CMS
     SysMgmtServer.MX-PORTAL
     SysMgmtServer.MX-REPO
     SysMgmtServer.MX-TOOLS
     fix: install revision B.03.00.04 or subsequent

    END AFFECTED VERSIONS

**REVISED 01**
 B. Recommended solution
    Elimination of this issue requires a manual update to the
    appropriate version of the Java SDK and RTE, which contains
    the security fix from the website www.hp.com/go/java.

    For 1.4.1.X, update to the appropriate version of the
    Java SDK and RTE from the website <www.hp.com/go/java>.

     1.4.1.X  - 1.4.1.04 or later.

   Note: HP-UX versions of Java 1.4.0 is now an obsoleted release.

    For Java versions (1.2.X, 1.3.X) using JSSE, update to
    1.0.3_02 from the following URL:

   http://java.sun.com/products/jsse/index-103.html

- - - -->> For Servicecontrol Manager 3.0, download the new version
- - - -->> B.03.00.04, or later from <software.hp.com>.

- - - -->> Install this new depot using swinstall(1).

 C. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
    Bulletins from the HP IT Resource Center via electronic
    mail, do the following:

    Use your browser to et to the HP IT Resource Center page
    at:

       http://itrc.hp.com

    Use the 'Loin' tab at the left side of the screen to loin
    using your ID and password.  Use your existing login or the
    "Register" button at the left to create a login, in order to
    gain access to many areas of the ITRC.  Remember to save the
    User ID assigned to you, and your password.

    In the left most frame select "Maintenance and Support".

    Under the "Notifications" section (near the bottom of
    the page), select "Support Information Diests".

    To -subscribe- to future HP Security Bulletins or other
    Technical Digests, click the check box (in the left column)
    for the appropriate digest and then click the "Update
    Subscriptions" button at the bottom of the page.

    or

    To -review- bulletins already released, select the link
    (in the middle column) for the appropriate digest.

    NOTE: Using your itrc account, security bulletins can be
          found here:
    http://itrc.hp.com/cki/bin/doc.pl/screen=ckiSecurityBulletin


    To -gain access- to the Security Patch Matrix, select
    the link for "The Security Bulletins Archive".  (near the
    bottom of the page)  Once in the archive the third link is
    to the current Security Patch Matrix. Updated daily, this
    matrix categorizes security patches by platform/OS release,
    and by bulletin topic.  Security Patch Check completely
    automates the process of reviewing the patch matrix for
    11.XX systems.

    For information on the Security Patch Check tool, see:
    http://www.software.hp.com/ci-bin/swdepot_parser.ci/ci/
    displayProductInfo.pl?productNumber=B6834AA

    The security patch matrix is also available via anonymous
    ftp:

    ftp://ftp.itrc.hp.com/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix/

    On the "Support Information Digest Main" page:
    click on the "HP Security Bulletin Archive".

 D. To report new security vulnerabilities, send email to

    security-alert@xxxxxx

    Please encrypt any exploit information using the
    security-alert PGP key, available from your local key
    server, or by sending a message with a -subject- (not body)
    of 'get key' (no quotes) to security-alert@xxxxxxx

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2. Source: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY
 SECURITY BULLETIN: HPSBUX0310-292
 Originally issued: 20 October 2003
 SSRT3652 Potential Security Vulnerability in SCM3.0
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NOTICE: There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.

The information in the following Security Bulletin should be
acted upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will
not be liable for any consequences to any customer resulting
from customer's failure to fully implement instructions in this
Security Bulletin as soon as possible.

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PROBLEM: HP Servicecontrol Manager 3.0 may allow unauthorized
         users access to its browser-based GUI.

IMPACT:  Local users configured on the system may gain
         unauthorized access.

PLATFORM: HP9000 servers HP-UX B.11.00 and B.11.11 and B.11.23.

SOLUTION: Upgrade to Servicecontrol Manager B.03.00.04 via
          web release or CD distribution AR1203, or later.

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update

AVAILABILITY:  A web release is available at <software.hp.com>
               (search for 'SCM').

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 A. Background
    HP has learned of unauthorized access to the
    HP Servicecontrol Manager (SCM) 3.0 brower-based GUI on
    HP-UX.

    AFFECTED VERSIONS

     The following is a list by HP-UX revision of
     affected filesets or patches and fix information.
     To determine if a system has an affected version,
     search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset"
     for an affected fileset or patch, then determine if
     a fixed revision or applicable patch is installed.

     HP-UX B.11.00
     HP-UX B.11.11
     HP-UX B.11.23
     =============
     SysMgmtAgent.MX-AGENT
     SysMgmtAgent.MX-ENG-MAN
     SysMgmtServer.MX-CMS
     SysMgmtServer.MX-PORTAL
     SysMgmtServer.MX-REPO
     SysMgmtServer.MX-TOOLS
     fix: install revision B.03.00.04 or subsequent

     END AFFECTED VERSIONS

     Note: The earlier release of Servicecontrol Manager
           (version B.02.05.0X) is not affected.

 B. Recommended solution
    Systems with the versions of Servicecontrol Manager 3.0
    listed above should upgrade to Servicecontrol Manager
    B.03.00.04, or later.

    The new depot is available from software.hp.com, under the
    security and manageability heading.

    Download and install using swinstall(1).

 C. To subscribe to automatically receive future NEW HP Security
    Bulletins from the HP IT Resource Center via electronic
    mail, do the following:

    Use your browser to get to the HP IT Resource Center page
    at:

       http://itrc.hp.com

    Use the 'Login' tab at the left side of the screen to login
    using your ID and password.  Use your existing login or the
    "Register" button at the left to create a login, in order to
    gain access to many areas of the ITRC.  Remember to save the
    User ID assigned to you, and your password.

    In the left most frame select "Maintenance and Support".

    Under the "Notifications" section (near the bottom of
    the page), select "Support Information Digests".

    To -subscribe- to future HP Security Bulletins or other
    Technical Digests, click the check box (in the left column)
    for the appropriate digest and then click the "Update
    Subscriptions" button at the bottom of the page.

    or

    To -review- bulletins already released, select the link
    (in the middle column) for the appropriate digest.

    NOTE: Using your itrc account security bulletins can be
          found here:
    http://itrc.hp.com/cki/bin/doc.pl/screen=ckiSecurityBulletin


    To -gain access- to the Security Patch Matrix, select
    the link for "The Security Bulletins Archive".  (near the
    bottom of the page)  Once in the archive the third link is
    to the current Security Patch Matrix. Updated daily, this
    matrix categorizes security patches by platform/OS release,
    and by bulletin topic.  Security Patch Check completely
    automates the process of reviewing the patch matrix for
    11.XX systems.  Please note that installing the patches
    listed in the Security Patch Matrix will completely
    implement a security bulletin _only_ if the MANUAL ACTIONS
    field specifies "No."

    The Security Patch Check tool can verify that a security
    bulletin has been implemented on HP-UX 11.XX systems providing
    that the fix is completely implemented in a patch with no
    manual actions required.  The Security Patch Check tool cannot
    verify fixes implemented via a product upgrade.

    For information on the Security Patch Check tool, see:
    http://www.software.hp.com/cgi-bin/swdepot_parser.cgi/cgi/
    displayProductInfo.pl?productNumber=B6834AA

    The security patch matrix is also available via anonymous
    ftp:

    ftp://ftp.itrc.hp.com/export/patches/hp-ux_patch_matrix/

    On the "Support Information Digest Main" page:
    click on the "HP Security Bulletin Archive".

    The PGP key used to sign this bulletin is available from
    several PGP Public Key servers.  The key identification
    information is:

       2D2A7D59
       HP Security Response Team (Security Bulletin signing only)
       <security-alert@xxxxxx>
       Fingerprint =
         6002 6019 BFC1 BC62 F079 862E E01F 3AFC 2D2A 7D59

    If you have problems locating the key please write to
    security-alert@xxxxxxx  Please note that this key is
    for signing bulletins only and is not the key returned
    by sending 'get key' to security-alert@xxxxxxx


 D. To report new security vulnerabilities, send email to

    security-alert@xxxxxx

    Please encrypt any exploit information using the
    security-alert PGP key, available from your local key
    server, or by sending a message with a -subject- (not body)
    of 'get key' (no quotes) to security-alert@xxxxxxx

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