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[security bulletin] HPSBMA02647 SSRT100383 rev.1 - HP Discovery & Dependency Mapping Inventory (DDMI) Running on Windows, Insecure SNMP Configuration
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:43:34 -0600 (MDT)

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c02757867
Version: 1

HPSBMA02647 SSRT100383 rev.1 - HP Discovery & Dependency Mapping Inventory (DDMI) Running on Windows, Insecure SNMP 
Configuration

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

Release Date: 2011-03-21
Last Updated: 2011-03-21

Potential Security Impact: Insecure SNMP configuration

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Discovery & Dependency Mapping Inventory (DDMI) running 
on Windows. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to allow unauthorized read-only access to the data available 
via the SNMP protocol.

References: CVE-2011-0890

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Discovery & Dependency Mapping Inventory (DDMI) running on Windows v7.50, v7.51, v7.60, v7.61, v7.70 and v9.30

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
===========================================================
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2011-0890    (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)       4.9
===========================================================
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

The vulnerability can be resolved by insuring that the SNMP read community string is set to a secure value.

Securing the Windows SNMP service

DDMI requires the Windows SNMP service for its operation. If necessary DDMI will install and configure the Windows SNMP 
service using the Windows default security settings. As a result the SNMP read community string may be set to public .

To modify the default security configuration of the of the Windows SNMP service:

Open the Windows Services Control Panel applet, select Administrative Tools and then select Services.
Select the SNMP Service, right click on it and select Properties and navigate to the Security tab.
Amend the security settings as required to change the default read community string to a value other than public.
Add the updated read community string to the appropriate DDM Inventory SNMP profile.

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.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: security-alert () hp 
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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 
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."

Copyright 2011 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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