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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2008.1103 -- [Win]
A vulnerability has been identified in HP OpenView Reporter and HP Reporter
                              9 December 2008

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              HP OpenView Reporter
                      HP Reporter
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Denial of Service
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-4349

Ref:                  ESB-2008.1102

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01612418
Version: 1

HPSBMA02391 SSRT071481 rev.1 - HP OpenView Reporter and HP Reporter Running 
on Windows, 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 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 
Reporter and HP Reporter running on Windows. 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 Reporter v3.7, HP Reporter v3.8 running on 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 OpenView Reporter v3.7

HP has provided a hotfix to resolve this vulnerability for HP OpenView 
Reporter v3.7. Please contact the normal HP Services support channel and 
request the LCore - XPL Hotfix: "Trace Service crashes due to improper 
handling of Trace Event Message."

HP Reporter v3.8

HP has provided a hotfix to resolve this vulnerability for HP Reporter v3.8. 
Please contact the normal HP Services support channel and request the LCore - 
XPL Hotfix: "Hotfix XPL 6.0."

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
None

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.

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