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HP SECURITY BULLETIN

HPSBMA01224 REVISION: 1

SSRT051023 rev.1 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM)
Remote Unauthorized Privileged Access

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

INITIAL RELEASE:
04 September 2005

POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT:
Remote Unauthorized Privileged Access

SOURCE:
Hewlett-Packard Company
HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY:
Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with OpenView
Network Node Manager (OV NNM). These vulnerabilities could be
exploited remotely by an unauthorized user to gain privileged
access.

REFERENCES:
Portcullis Security Advisory 05-014

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
->OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) 6.2, 6.4, 7.01, 7.50
running on HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, and B.11.23, Solaris,
Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Linux.

BACKGROUND:

->HP Company wishes to thank NGSSoftware for reporting these
->vulnerabilities to us and assisting us to protect all of our
->valued customers.

AFFECTED VERSIONS

Note: To determine if an HP-UX system has an affected
version, search the output of
"swlist -a revision -l fileset"
for an affected fileset. Then determine if the
recommended patch or update is installed.


HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.23
=============
OVNNMgr.OVNNM-RUN
->action: move connectedNodes.ovpl, cdpView.ovpl, and
->freeIPaddrs.ovpl from /opt/OV/www/cgi-bin/ into another
->directory

For Solaris OV NNM 6.2, 6.4, 7.01, 7.50
SunOS 5.6
SunOS 5.7
SunOS 5.8
SunOS 5.9
=============
->action: move connectedNodes.ovpl, cdpView.ovpl, and
->freeIPaddrs.ovpl from /opt/OV/www/cgi-bin/ into another
->directory


For Windows OV NNM 6.2, 6.4, 7.01, 7.50
Windows NT
Windows 2000
Windows XP
=============
->action: move connectedNodes.ovpl, cdpView.ovpl, and
->freeIPaddrs.ovpl from \www\cgi-bin\ into another
->directory


For Linux OV NNM 7.01, 7.50
Linux RedHatAS2.1
=============
->action: move connectedNodes.ovpl, cdpView.ovpl, and
->freeIPaddrs.ovpl from /opt/OV/www/cgi-bin/ into another
->directory


END AFFECTED VERSIONS

RESOLUTION:

->Until patches are available the potential vulnerability can be
avoided by moving the connectedNodes.ovpl, cdpView.ovpl, and
freeIPaddrs.ovpl files from the cgi-bin directory into another
directory. The directory should not have write permissions for
ordinary users.

- ->The connectedNodes.ovpl, cdpView.ovpl, and freeIPaddrs.ovpl
files are located in the /opt/OV/www/cgi-bin/ directory for HP-UX,
Solaris, and Linux. The files are located in the \www\cgi-bin\
for Windows 2000, Windows NT, and Windows XP.

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate

->Move connectedNodes.ovpl, cdpView.ovpl, and freeIPaddrs.ovpl
from the cgi-bin directory into another directory.

BULLETIN REVISION HISTORY:
Revision 0: 26 August 2005
Initial release

Revision 1: 4 September 2005
Added cdpView.ovpl and freeIPaddrs.ovpl.




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Bulletin number:
GN = HP General SW,
MA = HP Management Agents,
MI = Misc. 3rd party SW,
MP = HP MPE/iX,
NS = HP NonStop Servers,
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PI = HP Printing & Imaging,
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