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Home : Advisories : Security Vulnerability in ContinentalClusters

Title: Security Vulnerability in ContinentalClusters
Released by: Hewlett-Packard
Date: 7th December 2000
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Digest Name:  daily security bulletins digest

    Created:  Thu Dec  7  3:00:02 PST 2000

Table of Contents:

Document ID      Title

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HPSBUX0012-133   Sec. Vulnerability in ContinentalClusters

The documents are listed below.


Document ID:  HPSBUX0012-133

Date Loaded:  20001206

      Title:  Sec. Vulnerability in ContinentalClusters




    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.


ISSUE:  ContinentalClusters includes the Java Runtime Environment

        (JRE) which is affected by the security issue described

        in Hewlett-Packard Company Security Bulletin #0132,

        30 Nov. '00,  ITRC Technical Knowledge base Document ID


PLATFORM:  HP9000 Series 800 running ContinentalClusters all

           releases A.01.0X, and A.02.00 on HP-UX release 11.00

           and 11.11.

POSSIBLE RESULT: Improper access rights may be granted in some cases.

SOLUTION:  Upgrade to ContinentalClusters version A.02.00, and

           for HP-UX Release 11.00:                PHSS_22678,

           for HP-UX Release 11.11:                PHSS_22678.

AVAILABILITY: The patch is available immediately.



    A. Background

       Please reference the Hewlett-Packard Company Security Bulletin

       #0132, issued on 30 NOV '00, Document ID HPSBUX0011-132 for

       complete background information.

    B. Fixing the problem

       ContinentalClusters bundles the Java Runtime Environment (JRE),

       therefore a patch is required to address the problem therein.

       To identify if you already have the patch, run the following

       command on each affected machine.

       /usr/sbin/swlist -l product PH* | grep PHSS_22678

       If the patch has been installed, you will see it listed in the

       output of this command.  If you do not have the patch, contact

       ITRC to obtain it (see below).

    C. Recommended solution

       If you have ContinentalClusters version A.02.00, apply patch

       PHSS_22678 on each affected machine.

       If you have any ContinentalClusters version A.01.0X, upgrade to

       version A.02.00 and then apply patch PHSS_22678 on each

       affected machine.

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