Sec. Vulnerability in OV NNM

Sec. Vulnerability in OV NNM

Post by Security Ale » Thu, 04 Oct 2001 04:13:18

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    Originally issued: 01 October '01
The information in the following Security Bulletin should be acted
upon as soon as possible.  Hewlett-Packard Company will not be
liable for any consequences to any customer resulting from customer's
failure to fully implement instructions in this Security Bulletin as
soon as possible.

PROBLEM:   It is possible to gain unauthorized privileges using an
           application in OpenView Network Node Manager

PLATFORM:  HP9000 Servers running HP-UX releases 10.20, 11.00, and
           11.11; plus Sun Microsystems SOLARIS releases 2.X

DAMAGE:    A malicious user may obtain unauthorized privileges under
           certain conditions.

SOLUTION:  Apply one of these patches:
              HP-UX 11.00/11.11   HP-UX 10.20   SOLARIS 2.X
    NNM6.2    PHSS_24843          PHSS_24842    PSOV_02993
    NNM6.1    PHSS_24798          PHSS_24797    PSOV_02988
    NNM5.01                       PHSS_24946    PSOV_02997


AVAILABILITY: These patches are Special Release patches and are
              available only from:
              They are not available from the ITRC.

A. Background
   Hewlett-Packard Company has been notified of a vulnerability
   in its OpenView Network Node Manager.  It is possible to gain
   unauthorized privileges.

B. Fixing the problem
   Apply one of these patches:
              HP-UX 11.00/11.11   HP-UX 10.20   SOLARIS 2.X
    NNM6.2    PHSS_24843          PHSS_24842    PSOV_02993
    NNM6.1    PHSS_24798          PHSS_24797    PSOV_02988
    NNM5.01                       PHSS_24946    PSOV_02997
      or a superseding patch.

      Searching for one
      of the patch numbers above will direct you to the latest
      superseding patch.

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Yours truly,
HP S/W Security Team
WTEC Cupertino, California