Sec. Vulnerability in OV NNM config. scripts

Sec. Vulnerability in OV NNM config. scripts

Post by Security Ale » Thu, 14 Sep 2000 04:00:00


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PROBLEM:  Database configuration scripts require strengthening.

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

DAMAGE:   Users with login can obtain unauthorized privileges.

SOLUTION: Apply appropriate patches listed below.
                  HP-UX 11.00      HP-UX 10.X      SOLARIS 2.X
         NNM 6.1:  PHSS_22241       PHSS_22240      PSOV_02800
         NNM 5.01:    n/a           PHSS_22246      PSOV_02802
         NNM 4.11:    n/a           PHSS_22247      PSOV_02803

AVAILABILITY: Patches are available now at the OV website noted below.

 A. Background
    Hewlett-Packard Company has been notified of a vulnerability
    in its OpenView Network Node Manager.  The Database configuration
    scripts need strengthening.

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

              HP-UX 11.00         HP-UX 10.X        SOLARIS 2.X
              ===========         ==========        =======
     NNM 6.1:  PHSS_22241          PHSS_22240      PSOV_02800
     NNM 5.01:    n/a              PHSS_22246      PSOV_02802
     NNM 4.11:    n/a              PHSS_22247      PSOV_02803

     NOTE: These seven patches are Special Release patches and will
           NOT be available from the ITRC.  They can only be obtained

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