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U-029: TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS POP/IMAP Service Bug Lets Remote Users Gain Unauthorized Access

November 8, 2011 - 8:00am

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PROBLEM:

TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS POP/IMAP Service Bug Lets Remote Users Gain Unauthorized Access.

PLATFORM:

HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS v5.6 and v5.7 on iTanium and ALPHA Servers.

ABSTRACT:

A remote user can gain unauthorized access

reference  LINKS:

HP Support document ID: c01908983
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026279
CVE-2011-3168

IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

Medium

Discussion:

A vulnerability was reported in TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS. A remote user can gain unauthorized access. On systems running POP or IMAP servers, a remote user can gain unauthorized access.

Impact:

A remote user can gain unauthorized access.

Solution:

HP has made patch kits available to resolve the vulnerability. The patch kits and installation instructions are available from: HP Support Center Home.

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