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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2009.0272 -- [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris]
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Execution
of Arbitrary Code
17 December 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP OpenView Network Node Manager
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CVE-2009-0921 CVE-2009-0920
Revision History: December 17 2009: Patches available for NNM v7.53
April 7 2009: Updated resolution
March 25 2009: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01696729
HPSBMA02416 SSRT090008 rev.4 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM),
Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2009-03-23
Last Updated: 2009-12-15
Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with HP OpenView Network Node
Manager (OV NNM). The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to execute
References: CVE-2009-0920, CVE-2009-0921
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) v7.01, v7.51, v7.53 running on
HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, and Windows
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-0920 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 6.4
CVE-2009-0921 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 6.4
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Oren Isacson of Core Security Technologies
for reporting these vulnerabilities to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HP has made patches available to resolve the vulnerabilities for NNM v7.53.
HP has made archive files available to resolve the vulnerabilities for NNM
v7.01. The archive files are listed in the NNM v7.01 table below. The table
also lists required patches. The patches will insure that NNM v7.01 is
compatible with the software files in the archive.
The patches are available from http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/patches
Note: The patches are not available from the HP IT Resource Center (ITRC).
OV NNM v7.53
PHSS_39640 or subsequent
PHSS_39639 or subsequent
LXOV_00095 or subsequent
LXOV_00096 or subsequent
PSOV_03520 or subsequent
NNM_01198 or subsequent
OV NNM v7.51
Upgrade to NNM v7.53 and apply the NNM v7.53 patches listed above.
Patch bundles for upgrading from NNM v7.51 to NNM v7.53 are available using
OV NNM v7.01 with Intermediate Patch 12
The archive files are available using ftp:
MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes
NNM v7.51 - Update to v7.53 and apply the appropriate patch
NNM v7.01 - Apply the appropriate patch and then apply the archive file
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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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 and 7.53
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
action: install the patches listed in the Resolution
For HP-UX OV NNM 7.01
action: install the patches and archive files listed in the Resolution
END AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)
Version:1 (rev.1) - 23 March 2009 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 31 March 2009 Archive available for NNM v7.53 with
Intermediate Patch 22
Version:3 (rev.3) - 6 April 2009 Archive rev.1 available for NNM v7.53 with
Intermediate Patch 22
Version:4 (rev.4) - 15 December 2009 Patches available for NNM v7.53, archive
files on ftp.usa.hp.com
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