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[security bulletin] HPSBMA02274 SSRT071445 rev.2 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for HP-UX, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 08:00:15 -0700

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01183265
Version: 2

HPSBMA02274 SSRT071445 rev.2 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for HP-UX, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

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

Release Date: 2007-10-03
Last Updated: 2007-10-17

Potential Security Impact: Remote cross site scripting (XSS) 

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for HP-UX. These 
vulnerabilities could by exploited remotely to allow cross site scripting (XSS).

References: none

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
- ->HP System Management Homepage (SMH) revision A.2.2.6.2 or earlier running on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31.

BACKGROUND

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Thijs Bosschert (Fox-IT) for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert () hp 
com  

To determine if a system has an affected version, search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for an affected 
fileset. For affected systems, verify that the recommended action has been taken. 

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.11 
============= 
SysMgmtHomepage.SMH-RUN 
- ->action: install revision A.2.2.6.2 or subsequent and 
- ->install PHSS_36869 or subsequent 

HP-UX B.11.23 
============= 
SysMgmtHomepage.SMH-RUN 
- ->action: install revision A.2.2.6.2 or subsequent and 
- ->install PHSS_36870 or subsequent 

HP-UX B.11.31 
============= 
SysMgmtHomepage.SMH-RUN 
- ->action: install revision A.2.2.6.2 or subsequent and 
- ->install PHSS_36871 or subsequent 

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

RESOLUTION
HP has provided the following patches to resolve these vulnerabilities. The patches are available from 
http://itrc.hp.com 

HP-UX B.11.11
 PHSS_36869 or subsequent
 
HP-UX B.11.23
 PHSS_36870 or subsequent
 
HP-UX B.11.31
 PHSS_36871 or subsequent
 


- -> Note: The patches listed above are for SMH vA.2.2.6.2 only. Systems running SMH prior to v.A.2.2.6.2 must be 
updated to SMH vA.2.2.6.2 and then the appropriate patch must be installed. SMH versions after vA.2.2.6.2, when 
available, will resolve the vulnerability and will not require not require the patches listed above. 

- ->SMH vA.2.2.6.2 or subsequent is available from: http://www.hp.com/go/softwaredepot/ 

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Update 
- ->Update to SMH vA.2.2.6.2 or subsequent. Install patches on SMH v.A.2.2.6.2. 

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION 

HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. 
It analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. 
It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa 

HISTORY: 
Version:1 (rev.1) - 3 October 2007 Initial Release 
Version:2 (rev.2) - 17 October 2007 Patches require update to SMH vA.2.2.6.2 

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches which are to be installed on systems running HP software 
products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy. 

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

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: security-alert () hp 
com 
It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, 
especially exploit information. 
To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an e-mail message as follows:
  To: security-alert () hp com 
  Subject: get key

Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletins via Email: 
http://h30046.www3.hp.com/driverAlertProfile.php?regioncode=NA&langcode=USENG&jumpid=in_SC-GEN__driverITRC&topiccode=ITRC
 
On the web page: ITRC security bulletins and patch sign-up 
Under Step1: your ITRC security bulletins and patches 
    -check ALL categories for which alerts are required and continue.
Under Step2: your ITRC operating systems 
    -verify your operating system selections are checked and save.


To update an existing subscription: http://h30046.www3.hp.com/subSignIn.php 
Log in on the web page: Subscriber's choice for Business: sign-in. 
On the web page: Subscriber's Choice: your profile summary - use Edit Profile to update appropriate sections.


To review previously published Security Bulletins visit: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/secBullArchive.do 


* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of 
the Bulletin number in the title: 

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 VirtualVault
 

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."

┬ęCopyright 2007 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 or 
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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