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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBMU02692 SSRT100581 rev.2 - HP SiteScope, Remote Cross
Site Scripting (XSS) and Session Fixation Attack
28 July 2011
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP SiteScope
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2011-2401 CVE-2011-2400
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02940969
HPSBMU02692 SSRT100581 rev.2 - HP SiteScope, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
and Session Fixation Attack
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2011-07-27
Last Updated: 2011-07-27
Potential Security Impact: Remote cross site scripting (XSS) and session
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP SiteScope.
These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to allow cross site
scripting (XSS) and session fixation attacks.
References: CVE-2011-2400 (XSS), CVE-2011-2401 (session fixation attack)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
SiteScope v11.x, SiteScope v10.x, SiteScope v9.x and earlier running on Linux,
Solaris, and Windows
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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided patches to resolve the vulnerabilities for SiteScope v10.14
and v11.10. The patches are available here:
For SiteScope v9.x and earlier
Upgrade to Sitescope v10.14 or Sitescope v11.10 and install the appropriate
For SiteScope v10.x
Upgrade to Sitescope v10.14 and install the appropriate patch.
For SiteScope v.11.x
Upgrade to Sitescope v11.10 and install the appropriate patch.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 27 July 2011 Initial Release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 27 July 2011 Re-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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the
title by the two characters following HPSB.
3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
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
"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
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Copyright 2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
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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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