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HP OpenVMS running BIND, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning
HPSBOV02261 SSRT071449 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS running BIND, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning
HPSBOV02261 SSRT071449 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS running BIND, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning

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HPSBOV02261 SSRT071449 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS running BIND, Remote DNS Cache Poisoning

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2007-09-19
Last Updated: 2007-09-19

Potential Security Impact: Remote DNS cache poisoning

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

A potential security vulnerability has been reported with HP OpenVMS when running BIND v 9.2.1 or BIND v 9.3.1. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to cause DNS cache poisoning.

References: CVE-2007-2926

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
The following supported software versions are affected when running BIND v 9.2.1 or BIND v 9.3.1: 

HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Alpha v 5.4 
HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Alpha v 5.5 
HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Alpha v 5.6 
HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS I64 v 5.5 
HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS I64 v 5.6 


Until the update is available in the mainstream product release, the patch will be made available to customers via their standard HP support channels through the HP Customer Support Center. 

The resolutions contained in patch kits are targeted for availability in the following mainstream product release:

TCPIP for OpenVMS V5.4 ECO7 which is planned for release in HP-Q1FY08 
TCPIP for OpenVMS V5.5 ECO3 which is not yet scheduled for release 
TCPIP for OpenVMS V5.6 ECO3 which is not yet scheduled for release 



Version:1 (rev.1) - 19 September 2007 Initial release.

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy. 

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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number in the title: 

GN = HP General SW 
MA = HP Management Agents 
MI = Misc. 3rd Party SW 
NS = HP NonStop Servers 
OV = HP OpenVMS 
PI = HP Printing & Imaging 
ST = HP Storage SW 
TL = HP Trusted Linux 
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX 
VV = HP VirtualVault 

System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."

ęCopyright 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. 
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