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HP Insight Diagnostics Running on Linux and Windows, Remote Unauthorized Access to Files



HPSBMA02373 SSRT071467 rev.2 - HP Insight Diagnostics Running on Linux and Windows, Remote Unauthorized Access to Files
HPSBMA02373 SSRT071467 rev.2 - HP Insight Diagnostics Running on Linux and Windows, Remote Unauthorized Access to Files



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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01561336
Version: 2

HPSBMA02373 SSRT071467 rev.2 - HP Insight Diagnostics Running on Linux and Windows, Remote Unauthorized Access to Files

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

Release Date: 2008-09-29
Last Updated: 2008-10-21

Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access to files

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Insight Diagnostics running on Linux and Windows. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to gain unauthorized access to files.

References: CVE-2008-3542

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Insight Diagnostics prior to v7.9.1 running on Linux 
HP Insight Diagnostics prior to v8.0.0 running on Windows 

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
==============================================Reference                         Base Vector               Base Score 
CVE-2008-3542      (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)      7.8
==============================================Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

RESOLUTION

HP has provided HP Insight Diagnostics v7.9.1 or subsequent to resolve this vulnerability for Linux. 
HP has provided HP Insight Diagnostics v8.0.0 or subsequent to resolve this vulnerability for Windows. 

The HP Insight Diagnostics product is available on HP SmartStart CDs, on HP ProLiant Support Packs, and as HP Insight Diagnostics Online Editions. 

HP Insight Diagnostics on HP SmartStart CD 

HP Insight Diagnostics v7.9.1 or subsequent is contained in the HP SmartStart CD v7.91 or subsequent. 
HP Insight Diagnostics v8.0.0 or subsequent is contained in the HP SmartStart CD v8.00 or subsequent. 

The HP SmartStart CD can be downloaded from http://www.hp.com with the following procedure. 


Select Software & Driver Downloads 
Search for "HP SmartStart Maintenance Single Release Software" 
Select the appropriate operating system 
Download the appropriate HP SmartStart CD 

HP Insight Diagnostics on HP ProLiant Support Pack 

HP Insight Diagnostics v7.9.1 or subsequent is contained in the HP ProLiant Support Pack v7.91 or subsequent. 
HP Insight Diagnostics v8.0.0 or subsequent is contained in the HP ProLiant Support Pack v8.00 or subsequent. 

HP ProLiant Support Packs for ProLiant/tc Series Servers can be downloaded from http://www.hp.com with the following procedure. 


Select Software & Driver Downloads 
Under Select a product category, select Servers 
Select ProLiant/tc Series Servers 
Select the desired ProLiant series 
Select the appropriate Server series 
Select the desired ProLiant model 
Select the appropriate operating system 
Click on the category: Software – Support Pack 
Select the desired ProLiant Support Pack 

HP ProLiant Support Packs for BladeSystem Server Blades can be downloaded from http://www.hp.com with the following procedure. 


Select Software & Driver Downloads 
Under Select a product category, select BladeSystem 
Select BladeSystem Server Blades 
Select HP ProLiant BL Server Blades 
Select the appropriate Server series 
Select the appropriate operating system 
Click on the category: Software – Support Pack 
Select the desired ProLiant Support Pack 

HP Insight Diagnostics Online Edition 

HP ProLiant Support Packs for ProLiant/tc Series Servers can be downloaded from http://www.hp.com with the following procedure. 


Select Software & Driver Downloads 
Under Select a product category, select Servers 
Select ProLiant/tc Series Servers 
Select the desired ProLiant series 
Select the appropriate Server series 
Select the desired ProLiant model 
Select the appropriate operating system 
Click on the category: Software – System Management 
Select the desired HP Insight Diagnostic software 

HP ProLiant Support Packs for BladeSystem Server Blades can be downloaded from http://www.hp.com with the following procedure. 


Select Software & Driver Downloads 
Under Select a product category, select BladeSystem 
Select BladeSystem Server Blades 
Select HP ProLiant BL Server Blades 
Select the appropriate Server series 
Select the appropriate operating system 
Click on the category: Software – System Management 
Select the desired HP Insight Diagnostic software 

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION 
None 

HISTORY 
Version:1 (rev.1) - 29 September 2008 Initial release 
Version:2 (rev.2) - 21 October 2008 Added version information for Windows 

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: security-alert@hp.com 
It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit information. 
To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an e-mail message as follows:
To: security-alert@hp.com 
  Subject: get key

Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletins via Email: 
http://h30046.www3.hp.com/driverAlertProfile.php?regioncode=NA&langcode=USENG&jumpid=in_SC-GEN__driverITRC&topiccode=ITRC 
On the web page: ITRC security bulletins and patch sign-up 
Under Step1: your ITRC security bulletins and patches 
  - check ALL categories for which alerts are required and continue.
Under Step2: your ITRC operating systems 
  - verify your operating system selections are checked and save.


To update an existing subscription: http://h30046.www3.hp.com/subSignIn.php 
Log in on the web page: Subscriber's choice for Business: sign-in. 
On the web page: Subscriber's Choice: your profile summary - use Edit Profile to update appropriate sections.


To review previously published Security Bulletins visit: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/secBullArchive.do 


* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the Bulletin number in the title: 

GN = HP General SW
MA = HP Management Agents
MI = Misc. 3rd Party SW
MP = HP MPE/iX
NS = HP NonStop Servers
OV = HP OpenVMS
PI = HP Printing & Imaging
ST = HP Storage SW
TL = HP Trusted Linux
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
VV = HP VirtualVault
 
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 solutions.


"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 appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."

©Copyright 2008 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. 

Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for incidental, special or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits; damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration. The information in this document is 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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