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ESB-2014.2346 - [Win][Linux] HP Smart Update Manager: Access confidential data - Existing account

Date: 10 December 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.2346
        HPSBMU03043 rev.1 - HP Smart Update Manager for Windows and
                  Linux, Local Disclosure of Information
                             10 December 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           HP Smart Update Manager
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  Windows
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-2608  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04302476

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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:
https://h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/
docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04302476

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c04302476
Version: 1

HPSBMU03043 rev.1 - HP Smart Update Manager for Windows and Linux, Local
Disclosure of Information

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

Release Date: 2014-12-09
Last Updated: 2014-12-09

Potential Security Impact: Local disclosure of information

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP Smart Update
Manager for Windows and Linux. The vulnerability could be exploited to allow
the local disclosure of information.

References: CVE-2014-2608 (SSRT101578)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Smart Update Manager Windows (v6.x) and Linux (6.2.0, 6.3.0, 6.3.1,
6.4.0).

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
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  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2014-2608    (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)       6.8
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             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has made the following updates available: HP Smart Update Manager version
6.4.1 (hpsum-6.4.1-1) on the SDR.

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 9 December 2014 Initial 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 issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security
Bulletin, contact normal HP Services support channel.  For other issues about
the content of this Security Bulletin, send e-mail to security-alert@hp.com.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported
product, send Email to: security-alert@hp.com

Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletin
alerts via Email:
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Security Bulletin Archive: A list of recently released Security Bulletins is
available here:
https://h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/secBullArchive/

Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in
the title by the two characters following HPSB.

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

Copyright 2014 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors
or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is"
without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or
its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for
incidental,special or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost
profits; damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or
services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration. The
information in this document is subject to change 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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