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HP OpenVMS Integrity Servers Lets Local Users Deny Service or Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024892
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-4110   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 15 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.3, 8.3-1H1, 8.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP OpenVMS Integrity Servers. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can gain privileged access to system resources.

A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

Impact:   A local user can gain privileged access to system resources.

A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued patch kits.

8.3 Itanium: VMS83I_SYS_MUP-V1600
8.3-1H1 Itanium: VMS831H1I_SYS_MUP-V1300
8.4 Itanium: VMS84I_MUP-V0200

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [security bulletin] HPSBOV02618 SSRT100354 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS Integrity Servers, Local Denial of Service (DoS), Gain Privileged Access

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Document ID: c02656471
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HPSBOV02618 SSRT100354 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS Integrity Servers, Local Denial of Service (DoS), Gain Privileged Access

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

Release Date: 2010-12-14
Last Updated: 2010-12-14

Potential Security Impact: Local Denial of Service (DoS), gain privileged access

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

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenVMS Integrity Servers. The vulnerability could be locally exploited to create a Denial of Service (DoS) or to gain privileged access to system resources.

References: CVE-2010-4110

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenVMS Itanium v 8.3, v 8.3-1H1, v 8.4.


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2010-4110    (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C)       5.7
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has made the following patch kits available to resolve the vulnerability.

Mandatory Update Patch (MUP) for OpenVMS Integrity customers is provided in kits to be downloaded from the ITRC.
Patch kit information and installation instructions are provided with each kit.

To download the MUP from the ITRC:

	- Go to
	- Login using ID/e-mail and password
	- Search from the below OpenVMS patches for the Patch Kit Image name

		HP OpenVMS Version    Platform    Patch kit Image

		v 8.3                 Itanium     VMS83I_SYS_MUP-V1600
		v 8.3-1H1             Itanium     VMS831H1I_SYS_MUP-V1300
		v 8.4                 Itanium     VMS84I_MUP-V0200


Version:1 (rev.1) - 14 December 2010 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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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GN = HP General SW
MA = HP Management Agents
MI = Misc. 3rd Party SW
NS = HP NonStop Servers
PI = HP Printing & Imaging
ST = HP Storage SW
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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.

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