[security bulletin] HPSBMA02246 SSRT061260 rev.1 - HP OpenView Performance Insight (OVPI) Running Shared Trace Service, Remote Arbitrary Code Execution --------

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Modified 2007-08-14T00:00:00


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Document ID: c01115068 Version: 1

HPSBMA02246 SSRT061260 rev.1 - HP OpenView Performance Insight (OVPI) Running Shared Trace Service, Remote Arbitrary Code Execution

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

Release Date: 2007-08-07 Last Updated: 2007-08-07

Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary code execution

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView Performance Insight (OVPI) running Shared Trace Service. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to execute arbitrary code.

References: None

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP OpenView Performance Insight (OVPI) v5.0, v5.1, v5.1.1, v5.1.2, v5.2 running HP OpenView Cross Platform Component (XPL) earlier than v3.10.040 on HP-UX Precision Architecture (PA), HP-UX Itanium (IA), Linux, Solaris, and Windows


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.

To determine if a system has an affected version, search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for an affected fileset. Then determine if the recommended patch or update is installed.


HP-UX B.11.11 HP-UX B.11.23 HP-UX B.11.31 ============= HPOvLcore.HPOVXPL 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


RESOLUTION HP has provided a hotfix to resolve this vulnerability. Please contact HP Support and request the applicable hotfixes from the following url: http://quixy.deu.hp.com/hotfix/d.php?P=lcore&N=SSRT061260+OpenView+Shared+Trace+Service&V=2.1

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate install revision 3.10.040 or subsequent


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HISTORY Version: 1 (rev.1) - 7 August 2007 Initial release

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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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