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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
SSRT090251 rev.1 - HP Operations Manager for Windows, Remote
23 November 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Operations Manager
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2009-3843
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01931960
HPSBMA02478 SSRT090251 rev.1 - HP Operations Manager for Windows, Remote
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2009-11-18
Last Updated: 2009-11-18
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Operations
Manager for Windows. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to gain
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Operations Manager for Windows v8.10
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-3843 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N) 9.4
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Stephen Fewer of Harmony Security working
with TippingPoint's Zero Day initiative for reporting this vulnerability to
HP has made the following patch available to resolve the vulnerability. The
patch is available for download from
HP Operations Manager for Windows
OMW_00032 or subsequent
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Version:1 (rev.1) - 18 November 2009 Initial release
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