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 ESB-2003.0472 -- HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY Software Security Response Team
              HP NonStop Server elevation of user privileges
                               08 July 2003


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:                HP NonStop Server
Publisher:              Hewlett-Packard
Impact:                 Increased Privileges
Access Required:        Remote
CVE Names:              CAN-2003-0458

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SSRT3488 - HP NonStop Server elevation of user privileges

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RELEASE DATE:  July 2003


SOURCE:  HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY Software Security Response Team

REFERENCE:  HS02791(Hotstuff), CAN-2003-0458

PROBLEM SUMMARY A potential security vulnerability has been
identified with the HP NonStop Server software that could allow a
user to gain local elevated access privileges.

VERSIONS IMPACTED HP NonStop SeeView Server Gateway Software
Release Version Updates impacted:

D40.00 D41.00 D42.00 D42.01 D43.00 D43.01 D43.02 D44.00

D44.01 D44.02 D45.00 D45.01 D46.00 D47.00 D48.00 D48.01

D48.02 D48.03 G01.00 G02.00 G03.00 G04.00 G05.00 G05.01

G06.00 G06.01 G06.03 G06.04 G06.05 G06.06 G06.07 G06.08

G06.09 G06.10 G06.11 G06.12 G06.13 G06.14 G06.15 G06.16

G06.17 G06.18 G06.19 G06.20

RESOLUTION Install T8488D40 AAC (HP SeeView Server Gateway) and
T6965D40 AAF (HP SeeView Kernal) to correct the problem.

This SPR is useable with all impacted HP SeeView Server Gateway
Software Release Version Updates.

Prerequisite SPRs:  T6965AAF (HP SeeView Kernal)

Superseded SPRs:  T8488AAA, T8488AAB

Installation impact:

All running HP SeeView Server Gateways must be stopped and
restarted, resulting in a brief subsystem outage.

For further information, please read the softdoc for this SPR.
Availability of TCF SPRs will be announced via ExpressNotice.

SUPPORT:  For further information, contact HP Services.

SUBSCRIBE:  To subscribe to automatically receive future Security
Advisories from the Software Security Response Team via electronic
mail:  http://www.support.compaq.com/patches/mail-list.shtml

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

As always, HP urges you to periodically review your system
management and security procedures.  HP will continue to review
and enhance the security features of its products and work with
our customers to maintain and improve the security and integrity
of their systems.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to
bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the
important security information contained in this Bulletin.  HP
recommends that all users determine the applicability of this
information to their individual situations and take appropriate
action.  HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily
accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP
will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use
or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin."

(c)Copyright 2001, 2003 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or
editorial errors or omissions contained herein.  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

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