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HPSBMA02138 SSRT061184 rev.1 - HP OpenView Storage Data Protector, Remote Arbitrary Command Execution
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 04:22:46 CDT
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c00742778
HPSBMA02138 SSRT061184 rev.1 - HP OpenView Storage Data Protector,
Remote Arbitrary Command Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon
as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2006-08-10
Last Updated: 2006-08-10
Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary command execution
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView Storage
Data Protector running on HP-UX, IBM AIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Solaris.
This vulnerability could allow a remote unauthorized user to execute arbitrary commands.
References: NISCC 412866
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 and 5.5 running on HP-UX,
IBM AIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Solaris.
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks NISCC for reporting
this vulnerability to security-alerthp.com.
To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected version,
search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for one of
the filesets listed below. For affected systems verify that the
recommended action has been taken.
For HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
action: install inet file per instructions in SSPUX510_094.txt
For HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
action: install inet file per instructions in SSPUX550_124.txt
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP has made the following software updates available to resolve the issue.
The software updates can be downloaded via ftp from:
System: hprc.external.hp.com (188.8.131.52)
Password: ss061184 (NOTE: CASE-sensitive)
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 for HP-UX, IBM AIX, and Linux
md5 sum: 3b5611d43d4acc40023cbac76914bbd1
cksum: 1274186531 1386998
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 for Solaris
md5 sum: 8971f613821b203d00d49e06209d95b9
cksum: 3153203913 270722
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 for Windows
md5 sum: 4a0db5587432da361a38a0cb6481110e
cksum: 3627803005 883498
md5 sum: f1c3b9b9e1dd6b4da232d574d4e63f7c
cksum: 1081199937 2225
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5 for HP-UX, IBM AIX, and Linux
md5 sum: fe285006f9fd64feec73512ccf2a17d3
cksum: 3070361171 1994378
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5 for Solaris
md5 sum: 8f59aa7b383925f1e0bee31473526c72
cksum: 1478207542 331162
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5 for Windows
md5 sum: 66028955a1f7fd720895bebf00e1bf39
cksum: 3920917222 931796
md5 sum: 8043093970de6a815d28c15f671e33b5
cksum: 2784912974 2227
Note: The Windows files listed above are the same as those listed
in the Security Bulletin HPSBMA02121 SSRT061157 rev.2.
The installation instructions are in the '.txt' files. For HP-UX, IBM AIX,
Linux, and Solaris the '.txt' files are contained in the '.shar' files.
The files listed above are available by contacting HP Support as well as
from the ftp site. Sixty days after the initial release of this Security Bulletin
the files will be removed from the web site. After that please contact
HP Support to obtain the files.
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
Download and install the files as discussed in the Resolution section.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00 analyzes
all HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of recommended actions
that potentially affect a specific HP-UX system. For more information:
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 10 August 2006 Initial release
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Bulletin number in the title:
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MA = HP Management Agents,
MI = Misc. 3rd party SW,
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