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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c00742778
HPSBMA02138 SSRT061184 rev.3 - HP OpenView Storage Data Protector, Remote
Unauthorized Arbitrary Command Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2006-08-10
Last Updated: 2007-04-30
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized arbitrary command execution
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView Storage
Data Protector running on HP-UX, IBM AIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Solaris.
This vulnerability could allow a remote unauthorized user to execute arbitrary
References: NISCC 412866
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 and 5.5 running on HP-UX, IBM AIX, Linux,
Microsoft Windows, and Solaris.
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks NISCC for reporting
this vulnerability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected version, search the output of
"swlist -a revision -l fileset" for one of the filesets listed below. For
affected systems verify that the recommended action has been taken.
For HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
action: install PHSS_34887 or subsequent, deploy to client systems
For HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
action: install PHSS_35142 or subsequent, deploy to client systems
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
action: install PHSS_35143 or subsequent, deploy to client systems
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
HP has made the following patches available to resolve the issue.
The patches can be downloaded from: http://itrc.hp.com
The HP-UX patches listed are applied to Installation Servers. They contain the
updates for HP-UX, IBM AIX, and Linux clients. More information can be found in
the Special Installation Instructions section of the patch documentation.
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1
For HP-UX, IBM AIX, and Linux
PHSS_34887 or subsequent - B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.23 (PA) Installation Servers
DPSOL_00204 or subsequent
DPWIN_00206 or subsequent
HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5
- ->For HP-UX, IBM AIX, and Linux (except for x86_64)
PHSS_35142 or subsequent - B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.23 (PA) Installation Servers
PHSS_35143 or subsequent - B.11.23 (IA) Installation Servers
- ->For Linux x86_64
- ->Install SSPUX550_159 and its prerequisite patches SSPUX550_068 and
These patches will be available via the following ftp site until June 1, 2007.
After that date the patches will be available by contacting HP Support.
System: hprc.external.hp.com (220.127.116.11)
Password: ss061184 (NOTE: CASE-sensitive)
md5sum: (SSPUX550_159.shar) = 813c8ff5281af853040bc6f6a6339f8a
md5sum: (SSPUX550_068.shar) = f3f523262cce6523e0e11605cd06de6b
md5sum: (SSPUX550_069.shar) = c3841b88e496e38bd8e2b7baa0b5d545
cksum: 1893672450 7239656 SSPUX550_068.shar
cksum: 2719159727 3594346 SSPUX550_069.shar
cksum: 19364427 269610 SSPUX550_159.shar
DPSOL_00228 or subsequent
DPWIN_0202 or subsequent
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - Non-HP-UX only
For HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5 Linux x86_64
Download and install SSPUX550_159 and its prerequisite patches SSPUX550_068 and
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00 analyzes all
HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of recommended actions that
potentially affect a specific HP-UX system. For more information:
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 10 August 2006 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 25 October 2006 Patches available
Version: 3 (rev.3) - 30 April 2007 Linux x86_64 patches available
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches which 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: email@example.com
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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
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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
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HP S/W Security Team
WTEC Cupertino, California