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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                              ESB-2012.0481.2
        SSRT100766 rev.1 - HP OpenVMS ACMELOGIN, Local Unauthorized
                               22 June 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           OpenVMS ACMELOGIN
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  OpenVMS
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
                   Unauthorised Access  -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-2010  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c03333494

Revision History:  June 22 2012: Updated vulnerability details
                   May  18 2012: Initial Release

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c03333494
Version: 2

HPSBOV02780 SSRT100766 rev.2 - HP OpenVMS ACMELOGIN, Local Unauthorized
Access and Increased Privileges

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

Release Date: 2012-06-21
Last Updated: 2012-06-21

Potential Security Impact: Local unauthorized access and increased
priviileges

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with OpenVMS ACMELOGIN
(sys$acm enabled loginout.exe). The vulnerability could be locally exploited
to allow unauthorized access and increased privileges.

References: CVE-2012-2010

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenVMS Alpha v 8.3, v 8.4.
HP OpenVMS Itanium v 8.3, v 8.3-1H1, v 8.4.

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
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  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2012-2010    (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)       6.9
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             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has made the following patch kits available to resolve the vulnerability.

To determine if the OpenVMS system has sys$acm enabled loginout.exe, execute
the following command:

$ analyze/image/select=IDENTIFICATION=IMAGE sys$system:loginout.exe

If LOGIN98 is a part of the output string then sys$acm enabled loginout.exe
is installed on the system and the patch kit below should be installed.

Example:

$ analyze/image/select=IDENTIFICATION=IMAGE sys$system:loginout.exe
SYS$COMMON:[SYSEXE]LOGINOUT.EXE;1
"LOGIN98 X-1"

The patch kits and installation instructions are available from HP Support
Center (HPSC) :

To download a patch kit from HPSC :

Go to http://hp.com/go/hpsc .

Login using your HP Passport account.

Use the Search: HP Support Center at the top to search for the Patch Kit Name
from the table below.

HP OpenVMS Versions
 Platform
 Patch Kit Name

OpenVMS v 8.3
 ALPHA
 VMS83A_LOGINPLUS-V0100

OpenVMS v 8.4
 ALPHA
 VMS84A_LOGINPLUS-V0200

OpenVMS v 8.3
 ITANIUM
 VMS83I_LOGINPLUS-V0100

OpenVMS v 8.3-1H1
 ITANIUM
 VMS831H1I_LOGINPLUS-V0100

OpenVMS v 8.4
 ITANIUM
 VMS84I_LOGINPLUS-V0200

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) 17 May 2012 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) 21 June 2012 Updated vulnerability details

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.

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3C = 3COM
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