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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
Operating System: Windows
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
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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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01362558
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.
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
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
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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