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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0034 -- [Win][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX]
HP OpenView Operations (OVO) Agents Running Shared Trace
Service, Remote Arbitrary Code Execution
9 April 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP OpenView Operations (OVO) Agents
Operating System: AIX
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CVE-2007-3872
Revision History: April 9 2008: Patches are now available
January 10 2008: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01112038
HPSBMA02242 SSRT061260 rev.3 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM)
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: 2008-04-08
Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary code execution
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView Network
Node Manager (OV NNM) running Shared Trace Service. The vulnerability
could be remotely exploited to execute arbitrary code.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) v6.41, v7.01, v7.50, v7.51
running XPL earlier than 03.10.040 on HP-UX, Solaris, Windows NT, Windows
2000, Windows XP, and Linux
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2007-3872 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Cody Pierce of TippingPoint DV Labs
(dvlabs.tippingpoint.com) for reporting this vulnerability to
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks an anonymous researcher working with the
iDefense VCP for reporting this vulnerability to email@example.com.
HP has made the following software patches available to resolve the
These patches are available on: http://itrc.hp.com
Note: The software patches listed below require CME Component Bundles. The
required CME Component Bundle is specified in the patch documentation for
each patch. The specified CME Component Bundle is necessary to resolve the
OV NNM v7.51
PHSS_36901 or subsequent
PHSS_36902 or subsequent
PSOV_03482 or subsequent
Windows 2000, Windows XP
NNM_01161 or subsequent
LXOV_00054 or subsequent
OV NNM v7.50
Upgrade to NNM v7.51 and install PHSS_36901 or subsequent
Upgrade to NNM v7.51 and install PHSS_36902 or subsequent
Upgrade to NNM v7.51 and install PSOV_03482 or subsequent
Windows 2000, Windows XP
Upgrade to NNM v7.51 and install NNM_01161 or subsequent
Upgrade to NNM v7.51 and install LXOV_00054 or subsequent
OV NNM v7.01
PHSS_36773 or subsequent
PSOV_03480 or subsequent
Windows 2000, Windows XP
NNM_01159 or subsequent
OV NNM v6.41
PHSS_37141 or subsequent
PSOV_03489 or subsequent
Windows 2000, Windows XP
NNM_01167 or subsequent
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
For HP-UX OV NNM 7.50 - Upgrade to NNM 7.51 and install the appropriate
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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.
AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)
For HP-UX OV NNM 7.51
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
action: install PHSS_36902 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
action: install PHSS_36901 or subsequent
For HP-UX OV NNM 7.50
action: install revision 7.51 or subsequent
For HP-UX OV NNM 7.01
action: install PHSS_36773 or subsequent
For HP-UX OV NNM 6.41
action: install PHSS_37141 or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 7 August 2007 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 16 August 2007 Added NNM v7.51
Version: 3 (rev.3) - 8 April 2008 Patches available
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installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in
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