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[security bulletin] HPSBMA02237 SSRT061260 rev.2 - HP OpenView Performance Agent (OVPA) Running Shared Trace Service, Remote Arbitrary Code Execution
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 11:48:18 -0700
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01109584
HPSBMA02237 SSRT061260 rev.2 - HP OpenView Performance Agent (OVPA) Running Shared Trace Service, Remote Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2007-08-07
Last Updated: 2007-10-30
Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary code execution
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView Performance Agent (OVPA) running Shared Trace
Service. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to execute arbitrary code.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Performance Agent (OVPA) 4.5 and 4.6 running on
HP Tru64 UNIX (5.1A,5.1B),
HP-UX (B.11.11,B.11.23, B.11.31),
Linux: Debian Linux (3.0 and later), Redhat Linux (AS/ES/WS 2.1 and later), SuSE (9.0 and later), Turbo Linux (8.x and
Solaris (5.7, 5.8, 5.9,10),
Windows (2000,2003 and XP).
For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: security-alert () hp com
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Cody Pierce of TippingPoint DV Labs (dvlabs.tippingpoint.com) for reporting this
vulnerability to security-alert () hp com
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks an anonymous researcher working with the iDefense VCP for reporting this
vulnerability to security-alert () hp com
Note: The following is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant. Only the HP-UX versions are listed.
- ->HP-UX B.11.31
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
- ->action: install revision 3.10.040 or subsequent
- ->URL: http://quixy.deu.hp.com/hotfix/d.php?P=lcore&N=SSRT061260+OpenView+Shared+Trace+Service&V=2.1
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
- -> HP has provided a hotfix to resolve this vulnerability. Please contact the normal HP Services support channel and
request the hotfix for "LCore SSRT061260 OpenView Shared Trace Service." The following URL is provided to expedite the
service delivered by the HP support channel:
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
Install the hotfix
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
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 7 August 2007 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 30 October 2007 Changed hotfix to "LCore SSRT061260 OpenView Shared Trace Service",changed
revision to 03.10.040, added CVE-2007-3872
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.
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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 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
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