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[security bulletin] HPSBMA02554 SSRT100018 rev.2 - HP Insight Control for Linux, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Remote Unauthorized Access


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HPSBMA02554 SSRT100018 rev.2 - HP Insight Control for Linux, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code, Remote
Denial of Service (DoS), Remote Unauthorized Access

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

Release Date: 2010-07-12
Last Updated: 2010-07-13

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code, remote Denial of Service (DoS), remote
unauthorized access

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

Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with Insight Control for Linux (IC-LX). The
vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited to allow execution of arbitrary code, remote Denial of Service
(DoS), and remote unauthorized access.

References: CVE-2009-0692, CVE-2007-5497, CVE-2007-2452, CVE-2010-0001, CVE-2010-1129, CVE-2008-5110

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Insight Control for Linux 6.0 and previous versions


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-0692 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 8.3
CVE-2007-5497 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 4.9
CVE-2007-2452 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.4
CVE-2010-0001 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
CVE-2010-1129 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 7.5
CVE-2008-5110 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0

         Information on CVSS is documented
        in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

Note: HP Insight Control for Linux v6.1 incorporates updated packages that include security updates for
Dhclient, E2fsprogs, Findutils, Gzip, PHP and Syslog-ng.


HP has provided HP Insight Control for Linux v6.1 to resolve this vulnerability. The updated kit can be
downloaded as follows. Browse to and click on Software Downloads.


Version:1 (rev.1) - 12 July 2010 Initial Release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 13 July 2010 Changed abbreviated name to IC-LX

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