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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
SSRT100937 rev.1 - HP Business Availability Center (BAC) Cross Site
Scripting (XSS), Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF), and Web
7 September 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Business Availability Center
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Unauthorised Access -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2012-3257 CVE-2012-3256 CVE-2012-3255
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c03475750
HPSBMU02811 SSRT100937 rev.1 - HP Business Availability Center (BAC) Cross
Site Scripting (XSS), Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF), and Web Session
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2012-09-06
Last Updated: 2012-09-06
Potential Security Impact: Cross site scripting (XSS), cross site request
forgery (CSRF), and web session hijacking
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP Business
Availability Center (BAC). The vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited to
allow cross site scripting (XSS), cross site request forgery (CSRF), and web
References: CVE-2012-3255, CVE-2012-3256, CVE-2012-3257
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Business Availability Center v8.07 running on Windows and Solaris
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2012-3255 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2012-3257 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.4
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided patches for HP Business Availability Center (BAC) v8.07 on HP
Software Support Online at http://support.openview.hp.com/downloads.jsp
Business Availability Center Version
BAC v8.07 for Windows
BAC v8.07 for Solaris
Version:1 (rev.1) - 6 September 2012 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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