Sec. Vulnerability OpenView NNM 6.1

Sec. Vulnerability OpenView NNM 6.1

Post by Security Ale » Sat, 12 Aug 2000 04:00:00


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PROBLEM:  Web password protection is not robust for local users.

PLATFORM: HP OpenView Network Node Manager version 6.1 for platforms
            HP-UX release 10.20,
            HP-UX release 11.00,
            Sun Solaris 2.X,
            Window NT4.X and Windows 2000.

DAMAGE:   Potential web password vulnerability.

SOLUTION: Apply the appropriate patches noted below.

AVAILABILITY:  All patches are available now.

   A. Background
      Hewlett-Packard Company has been notified of a vulnerability
      in its OpenView Network Node Manager version 6.1.  The user
      must click in the login box in order to begin entering
      his or her login information.  

   B. Fixing the problem
          For HP-UX release 10.20 install patch PHSS_22061
              HP-UX release 11.00 install patch PHSS_22062.
              Please note the dependencies for each.

          For Sun Solaris 2.X use PSOV_02767,
              Microsoft products use NNM_00581.
              Please note the dependencies for each.

       These four patches are not available from the ITRC, the can
       be obtained from

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