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HPSBMA02362 SSRT080044, SSRT080045 rev.1 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV
NNM), Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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

Release Date: 2008-09-02
Last Updated: 2008-09-02

Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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

Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with HP OpenView Network Node
Manager (OV NNM). The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to create a
Denial of Service (DoS).

References: CVE-2008-3536, CVE-2008-3537

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-2008-3536     (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)      7.8
CVE-2008-3537     (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)      7.8
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.


HP has made a new version of the ovalarmsrv program available to resolve the
vulnerabilities. The new ovalarmsrv is available as a file to be installed
manually. There are separate ovalarmsrv files for each version of NNM. The files
are listed in the table below. Instructions for installing the files are
contained in the readme_for_ovalarmsrv.txt file.

For NNM v7.01 and NNM v7.51 patches must be installed before the ovalarmsrv file
is installed. No patches are required for NNM v7.53.

The ovalarmsrv files and the readme_for_ovalarmsrv.txt file are available from

The patches are available from http://itrc.hp.com

Instructions for installing the files are contained in the
readme_for_ovalarmsrv.txt file.

Instruction File - readme_for_ovalarmsrv.txt
MD5 Sum - 8b0cf8a7fd2e0d1dcdc6fe91047fad19
OV NNM v7.53
Operating_System - HP-UX (IA)
Required_Patch - No patch to base NNM v7.53 is required
File - 753_HP-UX_IA_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - 9fcaebbd9dcd25673a09a03c742f4260
Operating_System - HP-UX (PA)
Required_Patch - No patch to base NNM v7.53 is required
File - 753_HP-UX_PA_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - f4f2147d47cc7809a38d550ebe75952c
Operating_System - Linux RedHatAS2.1
Required_Patch - No patch to base NNM v7.53 is required
File - 753_Linux2.4_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - 8c6c0d73fa5255e48b9fcc4b242ff7f4
Operating_System - Linux RedHat4AS-x86_64
Required_Patch - No patch to base NNM v7.53 is required
File - 753_Linux2.6_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - 4a22e7c68b4167316f9d50a7fd7d149b
Operating_System - Solaris
Required_Patch - No patch to base NNM v7.53 is required
File - 753_Solaris_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - 7d531b1b32d2cab3d4e15c3f4ad25bd5
Operating_System - Windows
Required_Patch - No patch to base NNM v7.53 is required
File - 753_Windows_ovalarmsrv.exe
File MD5 Sum - 8f0aee89dbf29048066d712068109911

OV NNM v7.51
Operating_System - HP-UX (IA)
Required_Patch - PHSS_37274 or subsequent
File - 751_HP-UX_IA_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - ac02790b00d271a2be529b6ba240c7cc
Operating_System - HP-UX (PA)
Required_Patch - PHSS_37273 or subsequent
File - 751_HP-UX_PA_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - f8126883ac5b545c8751aaf8de9f3847
Operating_System - Linux RedHatAS2.1
Required_Patch - LXOV_00060 or subsequent
File - 751_Linux_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - f852e179a570c15ac2e087b9b37da3fc
Operating_System - Solaris
Required_Patch - PSOV_03490 or subsequent
File - 751_Solaris_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - 3c8006631a1cbe9bb2bd2d4b9af1ab43
Operating_System - Windows
Required_Patch - NNM_01168 or subsequent
File - 751_Windows_ovalarmsrv.exe
File MD5 Sum - 08063fc2d503963ae3301c960527f9e1

OV NNM v7.01
Operating_System - HP-UX (PA)
Required_Patch - PHSS_36773 or subsequent
File - 701_HP-UX_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - d096d44b2ee64754befee36b044db182
Operating_System - Solaris
Required_Patch - PSOV_03480 or subsequent
File - 701_Solaris_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - 1922add1c5bdb6d6265583f8caac7f28
Operating_System - Windows
Required_Patch - NNM_01159 or subsequent
File - 701_Windows_ovalarmsrv.exe
File MD5 Sum - 0f1dcdabd534691a108bd4de56c17385

Apply the appropriate file 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 7.53
HP-UX B.11.31
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
action: apply 753_HP-UX_IA_ovalarmsrv
URL: ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/

HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.00
action: apply 753_HP-UX_PA_ovalarmsrv
URL: ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/

For HP-UX OV NNM 7.51
HP-UX B.11.31
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
action: install PHSS_37274 or subsequent, then apply 751_HP-UX_IA_ovalarmsrv
URL: ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/

HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.00
action: install PHSS_37273 or subsequent, then apply 751_HP-UX_PA_ovalarmsrv
URL: ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/

For HP-UX OV NNM 7.01
HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.11
action: install PHSS_36773 or subsequent, then apply 701_HP-UX_ovalarmsrv
URL: ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/


Version:1 (rev.1) - 2 September 2008 Initial release

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