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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2008.0578 -- [Win]
        HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Software Remote Execution
                             of Arbitrary Code
                                6 June 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring v4.5 SP 1
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-1661

Revision History:      June 6 2008: Updated Resolution section providing 
                                    more details on how to obtain the 
                                    Service Pack from the HP web site.
                      June  4 2008: Initial Release

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Document ID: c01362558
Version: 2

HPSBST02312 SSRT071428 rev.2 - HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Software, 
Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code

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

Release Date: 2008-06-02
Last Updated: 2008-06-04

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code. 

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

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP StorageWorks 
Storage Mirroring (SWSM) Software. This vulnerability could allow remote 
execution of arbitrary code. 

References: CVE-2008-1661. 

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring v4.5 Software Service Pack 1. 


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
Reference                         Base Vector               Base Score 
CVE-2008-1661      (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)      9.3
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Titon of BastardLabs working with 
TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this vulnerability to 

To resolve this vulnerability download HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring 
v4.5 Software, Service Pack 2 (SP2) from the HP Web site.

Use the following procedure to download the software required.

Go to the HP Web site at the following URL: www.hp.com 

Select: "Support and Drivers" 
Follow: Step 1 - click the button: "Download drivers and software (and 
Step 2 - select product category: "Storage" 
Select: "Storage Software" 
Select: "Storage Replication Software" 
Select: "HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Software" 
Select: "HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring V4.5 Software" 
- - From this Web page, select the download version of the software required 
based on the Operating System 

Save and install HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring v4.5 Software, Service 
Pack 2


Version:1 (rev.1) - 2 June 2008 Initial release 
Version:2 (rev.2) - 4 June 2008 Update to the Resolution 

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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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