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[security bulletin] HPSBMA02477 SSRT090177 rev.5 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of Service (DoS)
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 10:56:59 -0600 (MDT)
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01926980
HPSBMA02477 SSRT090177 rev.5 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Denial of
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2009-11-17
Last Updated: 2010-08-18
Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code, Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM). The vulnerabilities
could be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code with administrator priviliges or to create a Denial of Service
References: CVE-2009-3840, CVE-2010-2710
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) v7.51, v7.53 running on HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, and Windows
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-3840 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2010-2710 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Damian Frizza of Core Security Technologies for reporting CVE-2009-3840 to
security-alert () hp com
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks an anonymous researcher working with the iDefense VCP for reporting CVE-2010-TBD to
security-alert () hp com
HP has made archive files available to resolve the vulnerability for NNM v7.53. The archive files require that certain
patches be installed first.
The patches are available from http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/patches
Note: The patches are not available from the HP IT Resource Center (ITRC).
The archive files are available using ftp.
OV NNM v7.53
PHSS_38489 or subsequent
PHSS_38488 or subsequent
LXOV_00087 or subsequent
LXOV_00088 or subsequent
PSOV_03525 or subsequent
NNM_01193 or subsequent
Note: Installation instructions are in the README.txt or readme.txt file in each archive.
Note: The resolution for Solaris has been changed in rev.4 of this Security Bulletin. The ovdbcheck_hotfix_solaris.tar
is no longer required. There is a new archive file for Solaris, solid_hotfix_Solaris_rev4.tar. That archive file
requires PSOV_03525 or subsequent.
OV NNM v7.51
Upgrade to NNM v7.53 and apply the NNM v7.53 resolution listed above.
Patch bundles for upgrading from NNM v7.51 to NNM v7.53 are available using ftp:
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes
For NNM v7.51, upgrade to NNM v7.53 and apply the appropriate patches and archive files.
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 Security Bulletins issued by HP 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
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)
For HP-UX OV NNM 7.51 and 7.53
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
action: install the patches and archive files listed in the Resolution
END AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)
Version:1 (rev.1) - 17 November 2009 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 18 November 2009 Vulnerability is DoS, ftp host is ftp.usa.hp.com
Version:3 (rev.3) - 9 December 2009 New README.txt in solid_hotfix_Solaris.tar
Version:4 (rev.4) - 26 January 2010 New archive file (solid_hotfix_Solaris_rev4.tar) and patch requirement for Solaris
Version:5 (rev.5) - 18 August 2010 New archive file (solid_hotfix_Linux2.4.tar) and additional CVE
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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
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