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HPSBNS03585 rev.1 - HPE NonStop BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)


Document ID: c05095918

Version: 1

HPSBNS03585 rev.1 - HPE NonStop BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-04-21

Last Updated: 2016-04-21

Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HPE NonStop Non-secure BIND and Secure BIND. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

  • CVE-2015-5477
  • CVE-2015-5722
  • PSRT110090

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • DNS 9.2.3 Non Secure version T0685 L series: T0865L01
  • DNS 9.2.3 Non Secure version T0685 J/H series: T0685H01, T0685H01^AAB, T0685H01^AAD, T0685H01^AAE, T0685H01^AAG
  • DNS 9.x Secure version T0708 L series: T0708L01
  • DNS 9.x Secure version T0708 J/H series: T0708H01, T0708H01^AAA, T0708H01^AAC


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Base Vector
Base Score
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HPE has made the following Software Product Revisions (SPRs) available to resolve the vulnerability.

  • Non-secure BIND (T0685):

    • L series: T0685L01^BAA

    • J/H series: T0865H01^AAH

  • Secure BIND (T0708):

    • L series: T0708L01^BAA

    • J/H series: T0708H01^AAD

L-series SPRs are usable with L15.02 through L15.08.01

J/H series SPRs are usable with all J-series RVUs through J06.19.02 and all H-series RVUs

Note: See NonStop Hotstuff HS03322 for installation details.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 21 April 2016 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.

3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software

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