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HP SECURITY BULLETIN

HPSBMA01143 REVISION: 0

SSRT5962 rev.0 - HP OpenView Radia Management Applications - Radia
Notify Daemon Remote Unauthorized Access to Data and Denial of
Service (DoS)

NOTICE:
There are no restrictions for distribution of this Security
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.

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

INITIAL RELEASE:
01 June 2005

POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT:
Remote Unauthorized Access to Data and Denial of Service (DoS)

SOURCE:
Hewlett-Packard Company
HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY:
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP
OpenView Radia Management Applications - Radia Notify Daemon
versions 2.x, 3.x, and 4.x where the potential vulnerability
could be exploited to allow a remote user to execute unauthorized
programs on managed client systems leading to unauthorized access
to data and Denial of Service (DoS).

REFERENCES:
None

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Radia Management Applications 2.x, 3.x, and 4.x -
Radia Notify Daemon running on AIX, HP-UX , Linux, Microsoft
Windows 9x and Windows NT, Sun Solaris.

The Radia Notify Daemon is used by the Radia Application Manager
(RAM) and the Radia Software Manager (RSM) products which are
components of the HP OpenView Radia Management Applications.

BACKGROUND:

HP Company wishes to thank John Cartwright < johnc@grok.org.uk>
for reporting this vulnerability to us and assisting us to protect
all of our valued customers.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

For HP OpenView Radia Notify Daemon 2.x

AIX
=============
action: install RADAPPSAIX_00001

HP-UX B.10.20
HP-UX B.10.30
HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.04
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.22
HP-UX B.11.23
=============
action: install RADAPPSHPUX1_00001

Linux
=============
action: install RADAPPSLNX_00001

SunOS
=============
action: install RADAPPSSOL_00001

Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP
=============
action: install RADAPPSWIN32_00005

Windows 9x
=============
action: install RADAPPSWIN32_00008

For HP OpenView Radia Notify Daemon 3.x

AIX
=============
action: install RADAPPSAIX_00002

HP-UX B.10.20
HP-UX B.10.30
HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.04
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.22
HP-UX B.11.23
=============
action: install RADAPPSHPUX1_00002

Linux
=============
action: install RADAPPSLNX_00002

SunOS
=============
action: install RADAPPSSOL_00002

Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP
=============
action: install RADAPPSWIN32_00006

Windows 9x
=============
action: install RADAPPSWIN32_00009


For HP OpenView Radia Notify Daemon 4.x

Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP
=============
action: install RADAPPSWIN32_00007

Windows 9x
=============
action: install RADAPPSWIN32_00010


END AFFECTED VERSIONS

RESOLUTION:
HP has made patches available to resolve the issue on:

http://support.openview.hp.com

Note: HP Passport sign-in is required to access the Software
patches.


Applying the Patch - Follow the appropriate instructions for
installing the patch using client self-maintenance:

Version 4.x:

1. Download the appropriate patch file from the previous list.

2. Extract the contents of the .ZIP file into the Radia
Configuration Server BIN folder.
(typically C:\Novadigm\ConfigurationServer\Bin on Windows)

3. Make a backup of the entire RCS database.

4. Stop the RCS service (ZTOPTASK).

5. Open a command prompt and change directories into the BIN
folder.

6. Use the ZEDMAMS utility to import the export decks into the RCS
database. The following command is an example:

ZEDMAMSVERB=IMPORT_INSTANCE,FILE=RAM_WIN32_NT_4_0_ HF_RNT07118.XPI,
XPR=RAM_WIN32_NT_4_0_HF_RNT07118.XPR,PREVIEW=NO,RE PLACE=YES,
CONTINUE=YES,DUPLICATES=MANAGE,COMMIT_CHANGES=YES

7. Repeat step 6 for each of the version 4.x patch packages to be
imported.

Note: The parameters FILE=xxxx.XPI and XPR=xxxx.XPR shown in the
previous example must be changed to the name of the export
deck files provided in each of the version 4.x patch files.

8. Verify that the import process returns a rc=4 or rc=0.

9. Start the RCS service.

10. Open the Radia System Explorer and refer to:
OV-EN018048 - Best Practices for Implementing Self-maintenance on
Radia Management Clients, Version 4.0.

Version 3.x and 2.x.

1. Download the appropriate patch file from the previous list.

2. Publish and deploy the patch as maintenance following:
OV-EN018727 - Radia Client Self-Maintenance Version 3.0


MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
Install the appropriate patch.

For HP OpenView Radia Notify Daemon 2.x:
RADAPPSAIX_00001 - AIX
RADAPPSHPUX1_00001 - HP-UX
RADAPPSLNX_00001 - Linux
RADAPPSSOL_00001 - Solaris
RADAPPSWIN32_00005 - Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP
RADAPPSWIN32_00008 - Windows 9.x

For HP OpenView Radia Notify Daemon 3.x:
RADAPPSAIX_00002 - AIX
RADAPPSHPUX1_00002 - HP-UX
RADAPPSLNX_00002 - Linux
RADAPPSSOL_00002 - Solaris
RADAPPSWIN32_00006 - Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP
RADAPPSWIN32_00009 - Windows 9.x

For HP OpenView Radia Notify Daemon 4.x:
RADAPPSWIN32_00007 - Windows NT, 2000, 2003, XP
RADAPPSWIN32_00010 - Windows 9.x

BULLETIN REVISION HISTORY:
Revision 0: 1 June 2005
Initial release



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