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Software Vulnerability Information

Update: July 13, 2007

A DoS (Denial of Service) vulnerability was found in XP/W.

Vulnerability ID


Vulnerability description

If the Map I/O Service of XP/W receives data unexpectedly through the port, a DoS might occur.

Affected products and versions are listed below. Please upgrade your version to the appropriate version, or apply the Countermeasure.

Please note that even if your system does not use the Map I/O Service, you can still apply the Countermeasure.


If your system does not use the Map I/O Service, please carry out the following countermeasure:

  • Change the XP/W configuration file to disable the Map I/O Service (xpwmap), and then restart the XP/W daemon.

Affected products

The information is organized under the following headings:

Product name: Gives the name of the affected product.


Gives the affected version.

Product name: Product name: XP/W


01-01, 01-02 to 01-02-/A,
01-03 to 01-03-/C, 01-04 to 01-04-/A,
01-05 to 01-05-/D, 01-06 to 01-06-/B,
01-07 to 01-07-/B, 01-08 to 01-08-/A,
01-09, 01-10 to 01-10-/B,
01-11 to 01-11-/C, 01-12 to 01-12-/C,
03-02 to 03-02-/A, 03-03 to 03-03-/A,
03-05 to 03-05-/D, 03-05-A to 03-05-AA
HI-UX/WE2(English version)
01-02(*1), 01-05-/A(*1),
01-06 to 01-06-/C(*1)
01-01(*1), 01-05(*1), 01-08 to 01-08-/B,
01-09, 01-10 to 01-10-/E,
01-10-A to 01-10-AA, 01-12, 01-12-A,
01-12-B to 01-12-BA, 03-00-A,
03-02 to 03-02-/A, 03-02-A, 03-02-YA,
03-05-A to 03-05-AA
01-03(*1), 01-05(*1), 02-00(*1)
For details about this model, contact your Hitachi support service representative.

Fixed products

The information is organized under the following headings:

Product name: Gives the name of the fixed product.


Gives the fixed version, and release date.

Scheduled version:

Gives the fixed version scheduled to be released.

Product name: XP/W


03-05-/E March 19, 2007
03-05-AB March 19, 2007
01-10-/F April 5, 2007
01-12-BB April 5, 2007
03-02-/B June 19, 2007
03-02-YB April 5, 2007
03-05-AB April 5, 2007

For details on the fixed products, contact your Hitachi support service representative.

Before applying the fixed version, upgrading might be necessary.

Revision history

July 13, 2007
Information about fixed versions of XP/W is updated.
June 1, 2007
This page is released.
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