Sec. Vulnerability OpenView NNM Object IDs

Sec. Vulnerability OpenView NNM Object IDs

Post by Security Ale » Tue, 26 Sep 2000 04:00:00


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PROBLEM:  Java SNMP MIB Browser Object ID parsing problem.

PLATFORM: HP9000 Series 700/800 running HP-UX releases 10.XX and 11.XX,
          Sun Microsystems SOLARIS releases 2.X, plus under
          Microsoft Windows NT4.X/ Windows 2000  running NNM 6.1,
          NNM 5.01, and NNM 4.11.

DAMAGE:   Users can cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

SOLUTION: Apply appropriate patches listed below.
          HP-UX 11.00   HP-UX 10.X    SOLARIS 2.X    WinNT4.X/2000
          PHSS_22407    PHSS_22406    PSOV_02830     NNM_00621

AVAILABILITY: The patches are available now ONLY at the OV website
              noted below.

 A. Background
    Hewlett-Packard Company has been notified of a vulnerability
    in its OpenView Network Node Manager.

 B. Fixing the problem:
    Apply one of the patches listed below.  Please make note
    of patch dependencies.

          HP-UX 11.00   HP-UX 10.X    SOLARIS 2.X    WinNT4.X/2000
          PHSS_22407    PHSS_22406    PSOV_02830     NNM_00621

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