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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01110627
HPSBMA02240 SSRT061260 rev.1 - HP OpenView Operations Manager for Windows (OVOW) with the OpenView Operations Add On Module for OpenView Operations-Business Availability Center Integration Running Shared Trace Service, Remote Arbitrary Code Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2007-08-07
Last Updated: 2007-08-07
Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary code execution
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView Operations Manager for Windows (OVOW) with the OpenView Operations (OVO) add on module for OpenView Operations-Business Availability Center (OVO-BAC) integration running Shared Trace Service. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to execute arbitrary code.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed. HP OpenView Operations Manager for Windows (OVOW) v7.5 with the OpenView Operations (OVO) add on module for OpenView Operations-Business Availability Center (OVO-BAC) integration running Shared Trace Service.
BACKGROUND The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Cody Pierce of TippingPoint DV Labs (dvlabs.tippingpoint.com) for reporting this vulnerability to email@example.com.
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks an anonymous researcher working with the iDefense VCP for reporting this vulnerability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To determine if a system has an affected version, search the "HP OpenView Cross Platform Component" in the Add/Remove program list. If the version listed in the Support Information is earlier than 3.10.040, install the hotfix as described in the Resolution section (below).
HP has provided a hotfix to resolve this vulnerability. Please contact HP Support and request the applicable hotfix from the following url: http://quixy.deu.hp.com/hotfix/d.php?P=lcore&N=SSRT061260+OpenView+Shared+Trace+Service&V=2.1
The url above contains hotfixes for several operating systems. HP OpenView Operations Manager for Windows v7.5 customers running the OVO add-on module for the OVO-BAC integration only need the WINDOWS XPL hotfix: HPOvXpl-03.10.040-WinNT4.0-release.msi
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 7 August 2007 Initial release
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