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HP SECURITY BULLETIN

HPSBMA01225 REVISION: 1

SSRT051030 rev.1 - HP OpenView Event Correlation Services (OV ECS)
Remote Unauthorized Privileged Access

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

INITIAL RELEASE:
03 October 2005

POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT:
Remote unauthorized privileged access

SOURCE:
Hewlett-Packard Company
HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY:
A potential vulnerability has been identified with HP OpenView
Event Correlation Services (OV ECS). This vulnerability could be
exploited remotely by an unauthorized user to gain privileged
access.

REFERENCES:
None

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
->HP OpenView Event Correlation Services (OV ECS) 3.10, 3.20,
3.30, 3.31, 3.32, and 3.33 running on HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, and
B.11.23, Solaris, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Linux.

BACKGROUND:

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks NGSSoftware for reporting this
vulnerability to security-alert@hp.com.

->Note: The initial release of this Security Bulletin
recommended moving ecscmg.ovpl from the cgi-bin directory into
another directory. The ecscmg.ovpl file should be restored to
the cgi-bin directory before applying the patches listed in the
Resolution section below.


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.

For HP-UX OV ECS 3.32 and OV ECS 3.33
HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.23
=============
OVECS.OVECS-CMG
->action: install PHSS_33538 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
=============
OVECS.OVECS-CMG
->action: install PHSS_33539 or subsequent

For HP-UX OV ECS 3.30 and OV ECS 3.31
HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.11
=============
OVECS.OVECS-CMG
->action: install PHSS_33659 or subsequent

For HP-UX OV ECS 3.20
HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.11
=============
OVECS.OVECS-CMG
->action: install PHSS_33797 or subsequent

For HP-UX OV ECS 3.10
HP-UX B.11.00
HP-UX B.11.11
=============
OVECS.OVECS-CMG
->action: install PHSS_33845 or subsequent

For Solaris OV ECS 3.33
SunOS 5.8
SunOS 5.9
SunOS 5.10
=============
->action: install PSOV_03411 or subsequent

For Solaris OV ECS 3.31
SunOS 5.8
SunOS 5.9
=============
->action: install PSOV_03419 or subsequent

For Solaris OV ECS 3.20
SunOS 5.8
SunOS 5.9
=============
->action: install PSOV_03427 or subsequent

For Solaris OV ECS 3.10
SunOS 5.8
SunOS 5.9
=============
->action: install PSOV_03431 or subsequent

For Windows OV ECS 3.33
Windows NT
Windows 2000
Windows XP
=============
->action: install ECS_00039 or subsequent

For Windows OV ECS 3.31
Windows NT
Windows 2000
Windows XP
=============
->action: install ECS_00040 or subsequent

For Windows OV ECS 3.20
Windows NT
Windows 2000
=============
->action: install ECS_00041 or subsequent

For Windows OV ECS 3.10
Windows NT
Windows 2000
=============
->action: install ECS_00042 or subsequent

For Linux OV ECS 3.33
Linux RedHatAS2.1
=============
->action: install ECSLX_00006 or subsequent


END AFFECTED VERSIONS

RESOLUTION:

->HP patches to resolve this potential vulnerability are
available for download from:



HP-UX

PHSS_33538 - OV ECS 3.33 - HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.23
PHSS_33538 - OV ECS 3.32 - HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.23

PHSS_33539 - OV ECS 3.33 - HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)
PHSS_33539 - OV ECS 3.32 - HP-UX B.11.23 (IA)

PHSS_33659 - OV ECS 3.31 - HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.23
PHSS_33659 - OV ECS 3.30 - HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11, B.11.23

PHSS_33797 - OV ECS 3.20 - HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11

PHSS_33845 - OV ECS 3.10 - HP-UX B.11.00, B.11.11

Solaris

PSOV_03411 - OV ECS 3.33 - SunOS 5.8, 5.9, 5.10

PSOV_03419 - OV ECS 3.31 - SunOS 5.8, 5.9

PSOV_03427 - OV ECS 3.20 - SunOS 5.8, 5.9

PSOV_03431 - OV ECS 3.10 - SunOS 5.8, 5.9

Windows

ECS_00039 - OV ECS 3.33 - Windows NT, 2000, XP

ECS_00040 - OV ECS 3.31 - Windows NT, 2000, XP

ECS_00041 - OV ECS 3.20 - Windows NT, 2000

ECS_00042 - OV ECS 3.10 - Windows NT, 2000


Linux

ECSLX_00006 - OV ECS 3.33 - Linux RedHatAS2.1


MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate
->The initial release of this Security Bulletin recommended
moving ecscmg.ovpl from the cgi-bin directory into another
directory. The ecscmg.ovpl file should be restored to the
cgi-bin directory before applying the patches listed in the
Resolution section above.

BULLETIN REVISION HISTORY:
Revision 0: 4 September 2005
Initial release

Revision 1: 3 October 2005
Added patches. The Background and Resolution sections
were completely rewritten. Only selected lines were marked
with"->".



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