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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0294 -- [HP-UX]
HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools(LTT) Running on
HP-UX, Local Unauthorized Access
20 March 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP StorageWorks Library
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact: Inappropriate Access
Access: Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2008-0707
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01399648
HPSBST02321 SSRT080029 rev.1 - HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools
(LTT) Running on HP-UX, Local Unauthorized Access
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2008-03-18
Last Updated: 2008-03-18
Potential Security Impact: Local unauthorized access
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP
StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools (LTT) running on HP-UX. The
vulnerability could be exploited by a local authorized user to gain
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HPSBST02321 SSRT080029 rev.1 - HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools
(LTT) running on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2008-0707 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) 6.8
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
HP has provided the following software update to resolve this
HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools v4.5 SR1 (7 Mar 2008) or subsequent
The software update is available for download from
Under Prooduct Information select HP LT&T Tool. Then select HP-UX 11.x.
Note: To determine the date of HP StorageWorks Library and Tape Tools
installed, execute the follwoing command:
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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Security Bulletins issued by HP and lists recommended actions that may
apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create
a depot automatically. For more information see: https://www.hp.com/go/swa
The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.
action: install revision 4.5 SR1 (7 Mar 2008) or subsequent
END AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 18 March 2008 Initial release
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