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             ESB-2005.0840 -- HP Security Bulletin HPSBMA01234
 SSRT051052 rev.1 - HP OpenView Operations and OpenView VantagePoint Java
            Runtime Environment (JRE) Remote Privileged Access
                              24 October 2005


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           OpenView Operations 7.x and 8.0 for HP-UX
                   OpenView Operations version 7.x and 8.x for Solaris
                   OpenView VantagePoint version 6.x for HP-UX/Solaris 
                       running JavaGUI version 7.x
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  HP-UX
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
                   Increased Privileges
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-1974

Ref:               ESB-2005.0458

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SSRT051052 rev.1 - HP OpenView Operations and OpenView
VantagePoint Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Remote Privileged

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

20 October 2005

Remote privileged access.

Hewlett-Packard Company
HP Software Security Response Team

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with the HP
OpenView Operations and OpenView VantagePoint Java Runtime
Environment (JRE).  This vulnerability may allow an untrusted
remote applet to elevate its privileges.
Sun Alert ID 101749

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*:  ONLY impacted versions are listed.
OpenView Operations version 8.0 for HP-UX
OpenView Operations version 8.x for Solaris
OpenView Operations version 7.x for HP-UX
OpenView Operations version 7.x for Solaris

OpenView VantagePoint version 6.x for HP-UX
running JavaGUI version 7.x
OpenView VantagePoint version 6.x for Solaris
running JavaGUI version 7.x


The vulnerability affects JRE versions up to 1.4.2_07.

Sun Alert ID 101749 is available here:



    Note: To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected version,
    search the output of "swlist -a revision -l fileset" for an
    affected fileset. Then determine if the recommended patch
    or update is installed.

   HP-UX B.11.11
   HP-UX B.11.00
   ->action: install PHSS_33627 or subsequent,
             reinstall the standalone JavaGUI on PC clients

   HP-UX B.11.11
   HP-UX B.11.00
   ->action: install PHSS_32406 or subsequent,
             reinstall the standalone JavaGUI on PC clients

   HP-UX B.11.00
   ->action: install PHSS_33866 or subsequent,
             reinstall the standalone JavaGUI on PC clients



HP has made the following software patches available to resolve
the issue.  The patches are available from < http://itrc.hp.com>.

 ->Install the appropriate patch.  Then reinstall the standalone
 ->JavaGUI on all PC clients which use it.  The procedure for
 ->reinstalling the standalone JavaGUI is described in the
 ->"Installing the Java-based Operator GUI" chapter of the
 ->"OpenView Operations Installation Guide."

  PHSS_33627   OpenView Operations version 8.0 for HP-UX
  ITOSOL_00451 OpenView Operations version 8.x for Solaris
  PHSS_32406   OpenView Operations version 7.x for HP-UX
  ITOSOL_00388 OpenView Operations version 7.x for Solaris
  PHSS_33866   OpenView VantagePoint version 6.x for HP-UX
  ITOSOL_00468 OpenView VantagePoint version 6.x for Solaris

MANUAL ACTIONS:  Yes - NonUpdate
 ->Reinstall the standalone JavaGUI on PC clients.

Revision 0: 18 October 2005
  Initial release
Revision 1: 20 October 2005
  Added instructions to reinstall the JavaGUI.

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B.02.00 analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a
subset of recommended actions that potentially affect a specific
HP-UX system.

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