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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2008.0287 -- [Win]
            Storage Management Appliance (SMA), Microsoft Patch
                    Applicability MS08-014 to MS08-017
                               19 March 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Storage Management Appliance (SMA)
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:     Windows Server 2003
                      Windows 2000
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated

Ref:                  AL-2008.0028

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Document ID: c01399555
Version: 1

HPSBST02320 SSRT080028 rev.1 - Storage Management Appliance (SMA), 
Microsoft Patch Applicability MS08-014 to MS08-017

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

Release Date: 2008-03-17
Last Updated: 2008-03-17

Potential Security Impact: Please check the table below 

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

Various potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in 
Microsoft software that is running on the Storage Management Appliance 
(SMA). Some of these vulnerabilities may be pertinent to the SMA, please 
check the table in the Resolution section of this Security Bulletin.

References: MS08-014, MS08-015, MS08-016, MS08-017.

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Storage Management Appliance v2.1 Software running on: 

Storage Management Appliance I 
Storage Management Appliance II 
Storage Management Appliance III 


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 

Reference      Base Vector      Base Score 
- - ----------     Not Applicable    ----------
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

Patches released by Microsoft after MS06-051 are covered by monthly 
Security Bulletins.

For the full archived list of Microsoft security updates applicable for 
Storage Management Appliance software v2.1, please refer to the following 
Security Bulletins available on the IT Resource Center (ITRC) Web site: 

For patches released by Microsoft in 2003, MS03-001 to MS03-051 refer to 
Security Bulletin HPSBST02146 
For patches released by Microsoft in 2004, MS04-001 to MS04-045 refer to 
Security Bulletin HPSBST02147 
For patches released by Microsoft in 2005, MS05-001 to MS05-055 refer to 
Security Bulletin HPSBST02148 
For patches released by Microsoft in 2006, MS06-001 to MS06-051 refer to 
Security Bulletin HPSBST02140 

The Microsoft patch index archive and further details about all Microsoft 
patches can be found on the following Web site: 

NOTE: The SMA must have all pertinent SMA Service Packs applied

Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1

Customers are advised to download and install the Windows 2000 Update 
Rollup 1 for Service Pack 4 on SMA v2.1. For more information please refer 
to the Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for Service Pack 4 and Storage 
Management Appliance v2.1 advisory at the following website: 

Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for SP4 does not include security updates 
released after April 30, 2005 starting from MS05-026. It also does not 
include patches MS04-003 and MS04-028. Please install these patches in 
addition to Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for SP4, if they have not been 
installed already

HP strongly recommends the immediate installation of all security patches 
that apply to third party software which is integrated with SMA software 
products supplied by HP, and that patches are applied in accordance with 
an appropriate patch management policy.

NOTE: Patch installation instructions are shown at the end of this table.

MS Patch - MS08-014 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote 
Code Execution (949029)
Analysis - SMA does not have this component. Patch will not run 
Action - Customers should not be concerned with this issue
MS Patch - MS08-015 Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Remote 
Code Execution (949031)
Analysis - SMA does not have this component. Patch will not run 
Action - Customers should not be concerned with this issue 
MS Patch - MS08-016 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote 
Code Execution (949030) 
Analysis - SMA does not have this component. Patch will not run 
Action - Customers should not be concerned with this issue 
MS Patch - MS08-017 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Web Components 
Could Allow Remote Code Execution (933103) 
Analysis - SMA does not have this component. Patch will not run 
Action - Customers should not be concerned with this issue 

Installation Instructions: (if applicable) 

Download patches to a system other than the SMA 
Copy the patch to a floppy diskette or to a CD 
Execute the patch by using Terminal Services to the SMA or by attaching a 
keyboard, monitor and mouse to the SMA. 

Note: The Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 is supported on SMA v2.1. For 
more information please refer at the following website:


Version: 1 (rev.1) - 17 March 2008 Initial release 

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches which are to be 
installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in 
accordance with the customer's patch management policy. 

Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support 

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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 

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MA = HP Management Agents
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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 
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"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to 
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