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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

            ESB-2008.1102 -- [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX]
            A vulnerability has been identified in HP OpenView
                Performance Agent and HP Performance Agent
                              9 December 2008

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              HP OpenView Performance Agent
                      HP Performance Agent
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:     AIX
                      HP-UX
                      Linux variants
                      Solaris
                      Windows
Impact:               Denial of Service
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-4349

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01621724
Version: 1

HPSBMA02390 SSRT071481 rev.1 - HP OpenView Performance Agent, HP Performance 
Agent, Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

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

Release Date: 2008-12-08
Last Updated: 2008-12-08

Potential Security Impact: Remote Unauthorized Access, Denial of Service (DoS)

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView 
Performance Agent and HP Performance Agent. The vulnerability could be 
exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS).

References: CVE-2007-4349

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Performance Agent vC.04.60 and vC.04.61 and HP Performance 
Agent vC.04.70 running on AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, and Windows

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
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Reference                         Base Vector               Base Score 
CVE-2007-4349    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)      4.3
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Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

RESOLUTION

HP has made patches available to resolve the vulnerabilities.

The patches are available from 
http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/patches 

Operating System - AIX
Resolved in Patch - PACPTAIX_00001 or subsequent
 
Operating System - HP-UX
Resolved in Patch - PACPTHP_00001 or subsequent
 
Operating System - Linux
Resolved in Patch - PACPTLX_00001 or subsequent
 
Operating System - Solaris
Resolved in Patch - PACPTSOL_00001 or subsequent
 
Operating System - Windows
Resolved in Patch - PACPTNT_00001 or subsequent
 


MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate 
Install patches listed in the Resolution if running Performance Agent 

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION 

HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application 
that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all 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.

AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)

HP-UX B.11.31 
HP-UX B.11.23 
HP-UX B.11.11 
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HPOvLcore.HPOVXPL 
action: install PACPTHP_00001 or subsequent if running Performance Agent
URL: http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/patches 

END AFFECTED VERSIONS (for HP-UX)

HISTORY 
Version:1 (rev.1) - 8 December 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.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported 
product, send Email to: security-alert@hp.com 
It is strongly recommended that security related information being 
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To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an e-mail message as follows:
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  Subject: get key

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To review previously published Security Bulletins visit: 
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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 the 
attention of users of the affected HP products the important security 
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 and, consequently, HP will not be 
responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the 
information provided in this Bulletin. To the extent permitted by law, HP 
disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties 
of merchantability and fitness 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 errors 
or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is" 
without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or
its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental, 
special or consequential damages including downtime cost; 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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