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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
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP OpenView Reporter
Operating System: Windows
Impact: Denial of Service
CVE Names: CVE-2007-4349
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c01612418
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
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).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Reporter v3.7, HP Reporter v3.8 running on Windows
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2007-4349 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.
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
Version:1 (rev.1) - 8 December 2008 Initial release
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