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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2008.0839 -- [Win]
        HP Enterprise Discovery Running on Windows, Remote Authorized 
                      User, Gain Extended Privileges
                              28 August 2008

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              HP Enterprise Discovery
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Increased Privileges
Access:               Remote/authenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-3538

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01508161
Version: 1

HPSBMA02363 SSRT080106 rev.1 - HP Enterprise Discovery Running on Windows, 
Remote Authorized User, Gain Extended Privileges

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

Release Date: 2008-08-27
Last Updated: 2008-08-27

Potential Security Impact: Remote authorized user, gain extended privileges

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the HP Enterprise 
Discovery. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely by an authorized 
user to gain extended privileges.

References: CVE-2008-3538

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Enterprise Discovery v2.0, v2.0.1, v2.0.2, v2.0.3, v2.0.4, v2.1, v2.1.1, 
v2.1.2, v2.1.3, v2.20, v2.21, v2.22, v2.50, v2.51, v2.52 running on Windows

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
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Reference                         Base Vector               Base Score 
CVE-2008-3538     (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)      9.0
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Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 

RESOLUTION

HP has made the following software patches available to resolve the 
vulnerability. 
The patches can be downloaded from 
http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/patches 

Note: The patches require manal actions. Please refer to the patch 
documentation for installation instructions. 

HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.0     Patch Number HPED_00159
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.0.1  Patch Number HPED_00145
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.0.2  Patch Number HPED_00146
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.0.3  Patch Number HPED_00147
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.0.4  Patch Number HPED_00148
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.1     Patch Number HPED_00149
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.1.1  Patch Number HPED_00150
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.1.2  Patch Number HPED_00151
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.1.3  Patch Number HPED_00152
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.20   Patch Number HPED_00153
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.21   Patch Number HPED_00154
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.22   Patch Number HPED_00155
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.50   Patch Number HPED_00156
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.51   Patch Number HPED_00157
HP Enterprise Discovery Version 2.52   Patch Number HPED_00158

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION 
None 

HISTORY 
Version:1 (rev.1) - 27 August 2008 Initial release 

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. 

Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel.

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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 
title: 

GN = HP General SW
MA = HP Management Agents
MI = Misc. 3rd Party SW
MP = HP MPE/iX
NS = HP NonStop Servers
OV = HP OpenVMS
PI = HP Printing & Imaging
ST = HP Storage SW
TL = HP Trusted Linux
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
VV = HP VirtualVault
 
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 
secure solutions.


"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to 
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information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users 
determine the applicability of this information to their individual 
situations and take appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this 
information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations 
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from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. 
To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either 
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for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."

┬ęCopyright 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. 

Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial 
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lost profits; damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or 
services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration. The 
information in this document is subject to change without notice. 
Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard products 
referenced herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United 
States and other countries. Other product and company names mentioned 
herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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