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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

               ESB-2009.0407 -- [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris]
     HP OpenView Network Node Manager: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
                              19 August 2010


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              HP OpenView Network Node Manager
Publisher:            Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:     HP-UX
                      Linux variants
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-2438

Revision History:     August   19 2010: NNM v7.01 patches are available
                      December 14 2009: NNM v7.01 files are on 
                      April    28 2009: Initial Release

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Document ID: c01723303
Version: 3

HPSBMA02424 SSRT080125 rev.3 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM),
Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code

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

Release Date: 2009-04-27
Last Updated: 2010-08-18

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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


A potential vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView Network Node 
Manager (OV NNM). The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to execute 
arbitrary code.

References: CVE-2008-2438

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) v7.01, v7.51, v7.53 running on 
HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, and Windows


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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference	Base Vector			Base Score
CVE-2008-2438	(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)	6.4

Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Dyon Balding, Secunia Research for 
reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hp.com.


HP has made patches available to resolve the vulnerability for NNM v7.53 and 
for NNM v7.01.

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

Note: The patches are not available from the HP IT Resource Center (ITRC).
OV NNM v7.53

Operating System	Required Patch
HP-UX (IA)		PHSS_39246 or subsequent
HP-UX (PA)		PHSS_39245 or subsequent
Linux RedHatAS2.1	LXOV_00093 or subsequent
Linux RedHat4AS-x86_64	LXOV_00094 or subsequent
Solaris			PSOV_03519 or subsequent
Windows			NNM_01197 or subsequent

OV NNM v7.51

Upgrade to NNM v7.53 and apply the NNM v7.53 patches listed above.
Patch bundles for upgrading from NNM v7.51 to NNM v7.53 are available using 

Host		Account		Password
ftp.usa.hp.com	nnm_753		Update53

OV NNM v7.01 (IA)

Upgrade to NNM v7.53 and apply the NNM v7.53 resolution listed above.

OV NNM v7.01 (PA)

HP has made patches available to resolve the vulnerabilities for NNM v7.01 

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

Operating_System	Patch
HP-UX (PA)		PHSS_40705 or subsequent
Solaris			PSOV_03526 or subsequent
Windows			NNM_01202 or subsequent

For NNM v7.51, upgrade to NNM v7.53 and apply the appropriate patch.


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.


For HP-UX OV NNM 7.51 and 7.53
HP-UX B.11.31
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
HP-UX B.11.23 (PA)
HP-UX B.11.11
action: install the patches listed in the Resolution

For HP-UX OV NNM 7.01
HP-UX B.11.11
action: install the patches and archive files listed in the Resolution


Version:1 (rev.1) - 27 April 2009 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 10 December 2009 NNM v7.01 files are on ftp.usa.hp.com
Version:3 (rev.3) - 18 August 2010 NNM v7.01 patches are available

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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