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                    ESB-2006.0367 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
   HP OpenView Storage Data Protector Remote Arbitrary Command Execution
                                29 May 2006


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 and 5.5
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:     HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11 and B.11.23
                      Linux variants
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2006-2579

Original Bulletin:    

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Document ID: c00671912
Version: 1

HPSBMA02121 SSRT061157 rev.1 - HP OpenView Storage Data Protector Remote

Arbitrary Command Execution

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

Release Date: 2006-05-22
Last Updated: 2006-05-22

Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary command execution

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

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView
Data Protector running on HP-UX, IBM AIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and
This vulnerability could allow a remote unauthorized user to execute
arbitrary commands.

References: None
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 and 5.5 running on HP-UX, IBM
AIX, Linux, 
Microsoft Windows, and Solaris.


To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected version, search the
output of 
"swlist -a revision -l fileset" for one of the filesets listed below.
For affected 
systems verify that the recommended action has been taken.


For HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.00
action: install inet file per instructions in SSPUX510_091.txt

For HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.00
action: install inet file per instructions in SSPUX550_108.txt


HP has made the following software updates available to resolve the
The software updates can be downloaded via ftp from:

System: hprc.external.hp.com (
Login: ss061157
Password: ss061157 (NOTE: CASE-sensitive)


HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 for HP-UX, IBM AIX, and Linux
md5 sum: 4d3c046c57c0d1d5e157ad669d5a7fcd
cksum: 1130317700 1579112

HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 for Solaris
md5 sum: baf1abe0c6a3d94746e0ba5eaa6cfee0
cksum: 193646770 270279

HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.1 for Windows
md5 sum: 60cd226ccad50a7eb88ce8cd1962e141
cksum: 4116776482 883301

md5 sum: 4235f1c22b2964e38c3ff9d868c6bc8e
cksum: 3751212316 1845

HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5 for HP-UX, IBM AIX, and Linux
md5 sum: 3ebe295708b80a50425e7eff06f65c52
cksum: 2124891781 1576372

HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5 for Solaris
md5 sum: 0f9a9e8c2308dd0d067e50e9d0f9cef4
cksum: 794649287 304745

HP OpenView Storage Data Protector 5.5 for Windows
md5 sum: 978425b36b2964fecc841b0366b95b83
cksum: 2226993465 931601

mdr sum: 2fb38e4db600380235cb02edc4b0774e
cksum: 827860573 1847

The installation instructions are in the 'txt' files. For HP-UX, IBM
AIX, Linux, and 
Solaris the 'txt' files are contained in the 'shar' files.

The 'shar' files are stored on the ftp site in gzip format:

The files listed above will be available from the ftp site for sixty
days after the initial 
release of this Security Bulletin. After that the files can be obtained
by contacting 
HP Support.

Download and install the files as discussed in the Resolution section.


HP-UX Security Patch Check: Security Patch Check revision B.02.00
analyzes all 
HP-issued Security Bulletins to provide a subset of recommended actions
potentially affect a specific HP-UX system. For more information:

Version: 1 (rev.1) - 22 May 2006 Initial release

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

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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin
relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
Bulletin number in the title:

    GN = HP General SW,
    MA = HP Management Agents,
    MI = Misc. 3rd party SW,
    MP = HP MPE/iX,
    NS = HP NonStop Servers,
    OV = HP OpenVMS,
    PI = HP Printing & Imaging,
    ST = HP Storage SW,
    TL = HP Trusted Linux,
    TU = HP Tru64 UNIX,
    UX = HP-UX,
    VV = HP Virtual Vault

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 solutions.

"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
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information to their individual situations and take appropriate
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and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."

(c)Copyright 2006 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 nor its affiliates,
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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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