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[security bulletin] SSRT5998 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (v2.0.x) Denial of Service (DoS) and XSS

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Date: Wed Aug 10 2005 - 11:43:32 CDT


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HP SECURITY BULLETIN

HPSBMA01212 REVISION: 1

SSRT5998 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (v2.0.x) Denial of
                 Service (DoS) and XSS

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

INITIAL RELEASE:
09 August 2005

POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT:
Remote unauthorized user may create a Denial of Service (DOS),
cause a buffer overflow, or may allow cross-site scripting attacks

SOURCE:
Hewlett-Packard Company
HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY:
    Potential security vulnerabilities associated with web
    applications using PHP (prior to 4.3.11) have been identified
    by the candidates for common vulnerabilities (CAN) and
    exposures as shown in the background section.

REFERENCES:
CAN-2004-1065, CAN-2004-1064, CAN-2004-1063, CAN-2004-1020,
CAN-2004-1019

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
 ->System Management Homepage Version 2.0.0 through Version 2.0.2
 ->for Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003,
 ->Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 64-bit
 -> and Linux.
 ->Management Homepage is a component of HP ProLiant Support
 ->(PSP).

BACKGROUND:

    CAN-2004-1018 - Multiple integer handling errors in PHP may
    allow attackers to bypass safe mode restrictions, causing a
    denial of service

    CAN-2004-1019 - The deserialization code in PHP may allow
    remote attackers to cause a denial of service

    CAN-2004-1020 - The addslashes function in PHP does not
    properly escape a NULL (/0) character, which may allow remote
    attackers to read arbitrary files in PHP applications that
    contain a directory traversal vulnerability in require or
    include statements

    CAN-2004-1063 - When running in safe mode on a multithreaded
    Linux webserver, may allow local users to bypass
    safe_mode_exec_dir restrictions and execute commands outside
    of the intended safe_mode_exec_dir via shell metacharacters in
    the current directory name.

    CAN-2004-1064 - The safe mode checks in PHP truncate the file
    path before passing the data to the realpath function, which
    could allow attackers to bypass safe mode.

    CAN-2004-1065 - Buffer overflow in the exif_read_data function
    in PHP may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
    via a long section name in an image file.

    Namazu versions prior to v2.0.14 contain a vulnerability that
    may allow remote attackers to launch cross-site scripting
    attacks. The vulnerability is due to improper filtering of
    queries that start with a tab (%09) character in namazu.cgi.

RESOLUTION:

    HP recommends that customers upgrade to System Management
    Homepage (Version 2.1.0 and higher) which includes PHP v4.3.11
    and Namazu v2.0.14 addressing the vulnerabilities listed
    above.

    System Management Homepage is available for download from
    the following URLs:

for Windows:

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/
download/23065.html

for Linux:

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/
download/23019.html

Note: The resolutions are also included in the next releases of
          HP SmartStart (version 7.40)

BULLETIN REVISION HISTORY:
 Revision 0 - 01 August 2005
 - Initial release

 Revision 1 - 09 August 2005
 - Update Affected Versions
   added Windows Server Versions

SUPPORT: For further information, contact normal HP Services
support channel.

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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:
    GN = HP General SW,
    MA = HP Management Agents,
    MI = Misc. 3rd party SW,
    MP = HP MPE/iX,
    NS = HP NonStop Servers,
    OV = HP OpenVMS,
    PI = HP Printing & Imaging,
    ST = HP Storage SW,
    TL = HP Trusted Linux,
    TU = HP Tru64 UNIX,
    UX = HP-UX,
    VV = HP Virtual Vault

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."

(c)Copyright 2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or
editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information
provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. To the
extent permitted by law, neither HP nor its affiliates,
subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental, special
or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits;
damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or
services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration.
The information in this document is subject to change without
notice. Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard
products referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard
Company in the United States and other countries. Other product
and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their
respective owners.

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