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Mandatory Update Kit (MUP) for OpenVMS - SSRT100354 rev.1

On December 14, 2010 Hewlett-Packard (HP) released a Mandatory Update kit (MUP) for OpenVMS versions Itanium v8.3, v8.3-1H1 and v8.4. This MUP corrects a potential security vulnerability that 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 recourses. It is HPs recommendation that MUPs are installed by all customers.

Affected Versions:

OpenVMS for Integrity Servers V8.3
OpenVMS for Integrity Servers V8.3-1H1
OpenVMS for Integrity Servers V8.4

The following MUP kits have been made available by HP to resolve the issue:

HP OpenVMS Version Platform Patch kit image
V8.3 Itanium VMS83I_SYS_MUP-V1600
V8.3-1h1 Itanium VMS831H1I_SYS_MUP-V1300
V8.4 Itanium VMS84I_SYS_MUP-V0200

SCI Remote Managed Services Customers: Your TAM has already contacted you regarding this vulnerability.

All Others: Patches are available for download at, or contact SCI for assistance in installing these patches.

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