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        HPSBMU02691 SSRT100483 rev.2 - HP Performance Agent and HP
             Operations Agent, Remote Arbitrary File Deletion
                               28 July 2011


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           HP Performance Agent
                   HP Operations Agent
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Delete Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2011-2608  

Original Bulletin: 

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Document ID: c02941034
Version: 2

HPSBMU02691 SSRT100483 rev.2 - HP Performance Agent and HP Operations Agent, 
Remote Arbitrary File Deletion

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

Release Date: 2011-07-27
Last Updated: 2011-07-27

Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary file deletion

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


A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP Performance Agent 
and HP Operations Agent. The vulnerability can be exploited by remote 
unauthenticated users to delete arbitrary files.

References: CVE-2011-2608, SA45079, SA44321
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP Performance Agent v5.0, and v4.70 running on AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, and 
Operations Agent v11.0, v8.60.0xx, v8.60.5xx running on AIX, HP-UX, Linux, 
Solaris, and Windows


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

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Abdul-Aziz Hariri coordinating with Secunia 
for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hp.com


HP has provided the following resolve this vulnerability. Please contact your 
HP Software support channel to request the hotfixes below.

For Performance Agent v5.0 and v4.7 please request this hotfix from support: 
Performance Agent/OVPA_C.05.00.100_ALL/ Security issue, no details available

For Operations Agent v11.0 please install the latest patch v11.01.003

For Operations Agent v8.60.005, c8.60.006, v8.60.007, v8.60.008 please request 
hotfix from support: LCore/Lcore_06.20/ Security issue, no details available

For Operations Agent v8.60.501 please request hotfix from support: 
LCore/Lcore_06.21.501/ Security issue, no details available

For Operations Agent v8.53 request hotfix from support: LCore/Lcore_06.20/ 
Security issue, no details available


Version:1 (rev.1) - 18 July 2011 Initial Release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 27 July 2011 Re-release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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

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title by the two characters following HPSB.

3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX

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 

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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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