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[security bulletin] HPSBST02312 SSRT071428 rev.1 - HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Software, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN Document ID: c01362558
Version: 1

HPSBST02312 SSRT071428 rev.1 - HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Software, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code

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

Release Date: 2008-06-02
Last Updated: 2008-06-02

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code.

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring (SWSM) software. This vulnerability could allow remote execution of arbitrary code.

References: CVE-2008-1661.

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring software v4.5 Service Pack 1.

BACKGROUND CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics


Reference Base Vector Base Score CVE-2008-1661 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 9.3 =============================================== Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002. CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Titon of BastardLabs working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hp.com.

RESOLUTION To resolve this vulnerability download HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring software v4.5 Service Pack 2 (SP2) from Double-Take at the following URL: http://www.doubletake.com/products/double-take/default.aspx

Note: Double-Take v5.0 (HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring software v5.0) is now available for download from the above URL; this version includes the resolution to the stated vulnerability as well as a broad range of new features and improvements.

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
None

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

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