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19 September 2005

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             ESB-2005.0688 -- HP Security Bulletin HPSBMA01224
       SSRT051023 rev.3 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM)
                   Remote Unauthorized Privileged Access
                             19 September 2005


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           HP OpenView Network Node Manager 6.2, 6.4, 7.01 and 7.50
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11 and B.11.23
                   Windows NT
                   Windows 2000
                   Windows XP
                   Linux variants
Impact:            Root Compromise
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated

Revision History:  September 19 2005: Title update
                   September 14 2005: Patches and Affected Versions updated
                   September  6 2005: Initial Release

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SSRT051023 rev.3 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM)
                   Remote Unauthorized Privileged Access

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

12 September 2005

Remote unauthorized privileged access

Hewlett-Packard Company
HP Software Security Response Team

Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with OpenView
Network Node Manager (OV NNM).  These vulnerabilities could be
exploited remotely by an unauthorized user to gain privileged

Portcullis Security Advisory 05-014

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*:  ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) 6.2, 6.4, 7.01, 7.50
running on HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, and B.11.23, Solaris, Windows
NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Linux.


HP Company wishes to thank NGSSoftware for reporting these
vulnerabilities to us and assisting us to protect all of our
valued customers.


     Note: To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected
           version, search the output of
               "swlist -a revision -l fileset"
           for an affected fileset.  Then determine if the
           recommended patch or update is installed.

   ->HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
     action:install PHSS_33784 or subsequent

   ->HP-UX B.11.23
   ->HP-UX B.11.00
   ->HP-UX B.11.11
    ->action:install PHSS_33783 or subsequent

     HP-UX B.11.00
     HP-UX B.11.11
    ->action:install preliminary files

     For Solaris OV NNM 7.50
     SunOS 5.6
     SunOS 5.7
     SunOS 5.8
     SunOS 5.9
     action:install PSOV_03425 or subsequent

     For Solaris OV NNM 6.2, 6.4, 7.01
     SunOS 5.6
     SunOS 5.7
     SunOS 5.8
     SunOS 5.9
    ->action:install preliminary files

     For Windows OV NNM 7.50
     Windows NT
     Windows 2000
     Windows XP
     action:install NNM_01106 or subsequent

     For Windows OV NNM 6.2, 6.4, 7.01
     Windows NT
     Windows 2000
     Windows XP
    ->action:install preliminary files

     For Linux OV NNM 7.50
     Linux RedHatAS2.1
     action:install LSOV_00022 or subsequent



HP has provided the following patches to resolve this potential
vulnerability for OV NNM 7.50.   These patches are available from

   ->HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)  OV NNM 7.50 PHSS_33784 or subsequent
   ->HP-UX B.11.23       OV NNM 7.50 PHSS_33783 or subsequent
   ->HP-UX B.11.11       OV NNM 7.50 PHSS_33783 or subsequent
   ->HP-UX B.11.00       OV NNM 7.50 PHSS_33783 or subsequent
   Solaris               OV NNM 7.50 PSOV_03425 or subsequent
   Windows               OV NNM 7.50 NNM_01106 or subsequent
   Linux                 OV NNM 7.50 LSOV_00022 or subsequent

Preliminary files are available for the other vulnerable versions.
The preliminary files are available via ftp:

     System:    hprc.external.hp.com  (
     Login:        sb1224
     Password:  SB1224

    FTP Access: ftp://sb1224:SB1224@hprc.external.hp.com/

    Note: The links above may not work for all browsers.  If the
          link fails the url should be entered directly into the
          browser's address field.

Download the file README_HPSBMA01224.txt.  This file has
installation instructions.  The archive (tar or zip) files cited
in README_HPSBMA01224.txt are also on the ftp site.

The md5 sum for README_HPSBMA01224.txt is


 ->Install preliminary files available via ftp for:
     HP-UX B.11.11   OV NNM 7.01, 6.4, 6.2
     HP-UX B.11.00   OV NNM 7.01, 6.4, 6.2
     Solaris               OV NNM 7.01, 6.4, 6.2
     Windows            OV NNM 7.01, 6.4, 6.2

 Revision 0: 26 August 2005
  Initial release

 Revision 1: 4 September 2005
  Added cdpView.ovpl and freeIPaddrs.ovpl.

 Revision 2: 7 September 2005
  Added patches for OV NNM 7.50.

 Revision 3: 12 September 2005
  Added PHSS_33783.
  Added preliminary files for OV NNM 7.01, 6.4, 6.2.

SUPPORT: For further information, contact normal HP Services
support channel.

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  relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
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