[security bulletin] HPSBMA02424 SSRT080125 rev.1 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-04-28T00:00:00




Document ID: c01723303 Version: 1

HPSBMA02424 SSRT080125 rev.1 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code

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

Release Date: 2009-04-27 Last Updated: 2009-04-27

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY A potential vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM). The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code.

References: CVE-2008-2438

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) v7.01, v7.51, v7.53 running on HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, and Windows


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference Base Vector Base Score CVE-2008-2438 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 6.4 =============================================== Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Dyon Balding, Secunia Research for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hp.com.


HP has made patches available to resolve the vulnerability for NNM v7.53. HP has made archive files available to resolve the vulnerability for NNM v7.01.

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 from: ftp://ss080125:ss080125@hprc.external.hp.com

To install the archive files for NNM v7.01:

  1. Install the required patch listed below
  2. Uncompress the archive (SSRT080125.701_IP12.hotfix.tar.gz)
  3. Unpack the archive (SSRT080125.701_IP12.hotfix.tar)
  4. ovstop -c
  5. Follow the instructions in the README.txt file
  6. ovstart -c

OV NNM v7.53 Operating System Required Patch

HP-UX (IA) PHSS_39246 or subsequent

HP-UX (PA) PHSS_39245 or subsequent

Linux RedHatAS2.1 LXOV_00093 or subsequent

Linux RedHat4AS-x86_64 LXOV_00094 or subsequent

Solaris PSOV_03519 or subsequent

Windows NNM_01197 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 here: ftp://nnm_753:update@hprc.external.hp.com/

OV NNM v7.01 with Intermediate Patch 12 Operating System Required Patch Archive File Archive File MD5 Sum

HP-UX (PA) PHSS_38761 SSRT080125.701_IP12.hotfix.tar dbe7aec4e4a800c13eee0a46cd93f516

Solaris PSOV_03516 SSRT080125.701_IP12.hotfix.tar dbe7aec4e4a800c13eee0a46cd93f516

Windows NNM_01194 SSRT080125.701_IP12.hotfix.tar dbe7aec4e4a800c13eee0a46cd93f516

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate Apply the appropriate archive as described in the Resolution.


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 https://www.hp.com/go/swa

The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.


For HP-UX OV NNM 7.51 and 7.53 HP-UX B.11.31 HP-UX B.11.23 (IA) HP-UX B.11.23 (PA) HP-UX B.11.11 ============= OVNNMgr.OVNNM-RUN,fr=B.07.50.00 action: install the patches and archive files listed in the Resolution URL: ftp://ss080125:ss080125@hprc.external.hp.com

For HP-UX OV NNM 7.01 HP-UX B.11.11 ============= OVNNMgr.OVNNM-RUN,fr=B.07.01.00 action: install the patches and archive files listed in the Resolution URL: ftp://ss080125:ss080125@hprc.external.hp.com


HISTORY Version:1 (rev.1) - 27 April 2009 Initial release

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