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HPSBOV03506 rev.1 - TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c04789415

Version: 1

HPSBOV03506 rev.1 - TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2015-09-08

Last Updated: 2015-09-08


Potential Security Impact: Remote denial of service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS running BIND. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

References:
  • CVE-2015-5477
  • SSRT102242

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS V5.7 ECO5 running BIND

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2015-5477
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
7.8
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has made the following patch kits available to resolve the vulnerabilities with TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS running BIND.

Platform
Patch Kit Name
Alpha OpenVMS V8.4
QXCM1001434254_4652022589_2015-08-28.BCK
ITANIUM OpenVMS V8.4
QXCM1001434254_4652022589_2015-08-28.BCK
NOTE: Please contact OpenVMS Technical Support to request these patch kits.

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 8 September 2015 Initial release

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3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX

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