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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0364 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
HP Storage Essentials Software, Remote Unauthorized Access to Data
9 April 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Storage Essentials Software
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact: Inappropriate Access
CVE Names: CVE-2006-5750
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01390402
HPSBST02318 SSRT080018 rev.1 - HP Storage Essentials Software, Remote
Unauthorized Access to Data
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2008-04-08
Last Updated: 2008-04-08
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access to data
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Storage
Essentials Software. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to
gain unauthorized access to data.
References: CVE-2006-5750, IEV-24988
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Storage Essentials management server software running on all supported
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2006-5750 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.4
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
Note: This security vulnerability may also exist on other management
server software based on HP Storage Essentials available from other
software providers. Please contact the appropriate support provider for
Until updates are available the following manual procedure will resolve
1. On the HP Storage Essentials management server, edit the
jboss-service.xml file in the following directory:
For Windows platform - INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY\JBossandJetty\server\appiq\deploy\management\console-mgr.sar\META-INF
For other platforms - INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY/JBossandJetty/server/appiq/deploy/management/console-mgr.sar/META-INF
where the HP Storage Essentials management server software is installed in
2. Locate the following block of code:
3. Place comments around the block of code. This will disable the MBean.
<!-- commented out per Security Bulletin HPSBST02318 SSRT080018
Note: Disabling the MBean does not change the normal functionality of the
4. Save the jboss-service.xml file
5. Restart the management server service or reboot the management server.
Note: The vulnerability will be resolved in HP Storage Essentials Software
5.1.0 SP5 and 6.0.0 SP1. This Security Bulletin will be revised when those
software updates are available.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 8 April 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.
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