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ESB-2008.0354 -- [Appliance] -- HP USB Floppy Drive Key (Option) for ProLiant Servers, Local Virus Infection

Date: 11 April 2008

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                       ESB-2008.0354 -- [Appliance]
       HP USB Floppy Drive Key (Option) for ProLiant Servers, Local
                              Virus Infection
                               11 April 2008

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              HP 256MB USB 2.0 Floppy Drive Key
                      HP 1GB USB 2.0 Floppy Drive Key
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Existing Account
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-0708

Original Bulletin:
  http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c01404119&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN

Revision History:  April 11 2008: Added Original Bulletin URL
                   April  7 2008: Initial Release

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01404119
Version: 1

HPSBMA02323 SSRT080032 rev.1 - HP USB Floppy Drive Key (Option) for ProLiant
Servers, Local Virus Infection

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

Release Date: 2008-04-03
Last Updated: 2008-04-03

Potential Security Impact: Local virus infection. 

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with two types of
optional HP USB Floppy Drive Keys intended for use with certain ProLiant
servers. This vulnerability could cause a local 'W32.Fakerecy' or
'W32.SillyFDC' virus infection.

References: CVE-2008-0708

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Option Part # 442084-B21 HP 256MB USB 2.0 Floppy Drive Key 
Option Part # 442085-B21 HP 1GB USB 2.0 Floppy Drive Key 

The optional Floppy Drive Keys listed above could be used on the following
servers: 
ProLiant BL20pG4; ProLiant BL25pG2 
ProLiant BL45pG2 
ProLiant BL260c 
ProLiant BL460c; ProLiant BL465c; ProLiant BL465cG5; ProLiant BL480c 
ProLiant BL680cG5; ProLiant BL685c; ProLiant BL685cG5 
ProLiant DL120G5; ProLiant DL140G3; ProLiant DL145G3; ProLiant DL160G5;
ProLiant DL165G5; ProLiant DL180; ProLiant DL180G5; ProLiant DL185G5 
ProLiant DL320G5; ProLiant DL320G5p; ProLiant DL320s; ProLiant DL360G5;
ProLiant DL365; ProLiant DL365G5; ProLiant DL380G5; ProLiant DL385G2;
ProLiant DL385G5 
ProLiant DL580G4; ProLiant DL580G5; ProLiant DL585G2; ProLiant DL585G5 
ProLiant ML110G4; ProLiant ML110G5; ProLiant ML115; ProLiant ML115G5;
ProLiant ML150G3; ProLiant Ml150G5 
ProLiant ML310G4; ProLiant ML310G5; ProLiant ML350G5; ProLiant ML370G5 
ProLiant ML570G4 
IP Console Switch with virtual media 
Server Console switch 
Server Console Switch with virtual media 
TFT7600 (USB Pass-through) 
1U Rackmount Keyboard with USB 

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 

Reference                 Base Vector                      Base Score 
CVE-2008-0708  (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)     1.7

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

Virus Information: W32.Fakerecy and W32.SillyFDC 
Discovered: January/February 2007 
Type: Worm 
Threat Level: Low 
Systems Affected: Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT,
Windows 2000 
Virus detail: W32.Fakerecy and W32.SillyFDC are worms that spread by copying
themselves to removable and/or mapped drives. 

RESOLUTION
HP is providing the following procedure to resolve this vulnerability:

1. HP recommends that the optional HP USB Floppy Drive Key be checked for the
potential virus infections and cleaned. To detect and clean this virus
infection the HP USB Floppy Drive Key can be plugged into a USB 2.0 port on
a system with current (up-to-date) anti-virus software and scanned.

2. If the optional HP USB Floppy Drive Key has been used in an environment
without current (up-to-date) anti-virus software then the W32.Fakerecy or
W32.SillyFDC virus may have spread to any mapped drives on the server. In
this case HP recommends that the server and mapped drives are scanned with
current (up-to-date) anti-virus software.
 
This virus infection would have been immediately detected and cleaned if
the optional HP USB Floppy Drive Key had been used in an environment with
any current (up-to-date) anti-virus software 

Note: These are standard USB 2.0 Floppy Drive Keys (similar to 'Flash
Drives') that can be plugged into a USB 2.0 port on any system. 


PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION 
None 

HISTORY 
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 3 April 2008 Initial release 

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: security-alert@hp.com 
It is strongly recommended that security related information being
communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit information. 
To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an e-mail message as follows:
  To: security-alert@hp.com 
  Subject: get key

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To review previously published Security Bulletins visit:
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/secBullArchive.do 


* 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 solutions.


"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to
the 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 accurate or complete for all user situations
and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting
from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin.
To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express
or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, title and non-infringement."

┬ęCopyright 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. 

Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial
errors or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided
"as is" without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law,
neither HP or its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable
for incidental, special or consequential damages including downtime cost;
lost profits; damages relating to the procurement of substitute products
or services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration. The
information in this document is subject to change without notice.
Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard products referenced
herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and
other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks of their respective owners.

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