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HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Execute Arbitrary Code
HPSBMA02362 SSRT080044, SSRT080045, SSRT080042 rev.2 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Execute Arbitrary Code
HPSBMA02362 SSRT080044, SSRT080045, SSRT080042 rev.2 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Execute Arbitrary Code

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HPSBMA02362 SSRT080044, SSRT080045, SSRT080042 rev.2 - HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM), Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Execute Arbitrary Code

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

Release Date: 2008-09-02
Last Updated: 2008-10-08

Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), execute arbitrary code

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM). The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to create a Denial of Service (DoS) or to execute arbitrary code.

References: CVE-2008-3536, CVE-2008-3537, CVE-2008-3544 (Bugtraq ID 28668)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) v7.01, v7.51, v7.53 running on HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, and Windows


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
==============================================Reference                         Base Vector               Base Score 
CVE-2008-3536     (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)      7.8
CVE-2008-3537     (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)      7.8
CVE-2008-3544     (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)      9.0
==============================================Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.


HP has made patches available to resolve the vulnerabilities for NNM v7.53.

HP has made a new version of the ovalarmsrv program available to resolve the vulnerabilities for NNM v7.01 and NNM v7.51. The new ovalarmsrv is available as a file to be installed manually. The files are listed in the table below. Instructions for installing the files are contained in the readme_for_ovalarmsrv.txt file.

For NNM v7.01 and NNM v7.51 patches must be installed before the ovalarmsrv file is installed.

The ovalarmsrv files and the readme_for_ovalarmsrv.txt file are available from ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/ 

The patches are available from http://itrc.hp.com 

Note: The files for NNM v7.01 and NNM v7.51 listed below have not changed from rev.1 of this Security Bulletin. 

Instructions for installing the files are contained in the readme_for_ovalarmsrv.txt file. 
Instruction File - readme_for_ovalarmsrv.txt
MD5 Sum - ec31d95a22d68195297570c48e072cd0

OV NNM v7.53
Operating_System - HP-UX (IA)
Resolved in Patch - PHSS_38489 or subsequent
Operating_System - HP-UX (PA)
Resolved in Patch - PHSS_38488 or subsequent
Operating_System - Linux RedHatAS2.1 
Resolved in Patch - LXOV_00087 or subsequent
Operating_System - Linux RedHat4AS-x86_64 
Resolved in Patch - LXOV_00088 or subsequent
Operating_System - Solaris
Resolved in Patch - PSOV_03515 or subsequent
Operating_System - Windows
Resolved in Patch - NNM_01193 or subsequent

OV NNM v7.51 
==========Operating_System - HP-UX (IA)
Required_Patch - PHSS_37274 or subsequent
File - 751_HP-UX_IA_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - ac02790b00d271a2be529b6ba240c7cc
Operating_System - HP-UX (PA)
Required_Patch - PHSS_37273 or subsequent
File - 751_HP-UX_PA_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - f8126883ac5b545c8751aaf8de9f3847
Operating_System - Linux RedHatAS2.1 
Required_Patch - LXOV_00060 or subsequent
File - 751_Linux_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - f852e179a570c15ac2e087b9b37da3fc
Operating_System - Solaris
Required_Patch - PSOV_03490 or subsequent
File - 751_Solaris_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - 3c8006631a1cbe9bb2bd2d4b9af1ab43
Operating_System - Windows
Required_Patch - NNM_01168 or subsequent
File - 751_Windows_ovalarmsrv.exe
File MD5 Sum - 08063fc2d503963ae3301c960527f9e1

OV NNM v7.01 
==========Operating_System -HP-UX (PA)
Required_Patch - PHSS_36773 or subsequent
File - 701_HP-UX_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - d096d44b2ee64754befee36b044db182
Operating_System -Solaris
Required_Patch - PSOV_03480 or subsequent
File - 701_Solaris_ovalarmsrv
File MD5 Sum - 1922add1c5bdb6d6265583f8caac7f28
Operating_System -Windows
Required_Patch - NNM_01159 or subsequent
File - 701_Windows_ovalarmsrv.exe
File MD5 Sum - 0f1dcdabd534691a108bd4de56c17385

MANUAL ACTIONS: Yes - NonUpdate 
Apply the appropriate file as described in the Resolution. 


HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all Security Bulletins issued by HP and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see https://www.hp.com/go/swa 

The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.


For HP-UX OV NNM 7.53 
HP-UX B.11.31 
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA) 
action: install PHSS_38489 or subsequent 
URL: http://itrc.hp.com 

HP-UX B.11.23 (PA) 
HP-UX B.11.11 
HP-UX B.11.00 
action: install PHSS_38488 or subsequent 
URL: http://itrc.hp.com 

For HP-UX OV NNM 7.51 
HP-UX B.11.31 
HP-UX B.11.23 (IA) 
action: install PHSS_37274 or subsequent, then apply 751_HP-UX_IA_ovalarmsrv 
URL: ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/ 

HP-UX B.11.23 (PA) 
HP-UX B.11.11 
HP-UX B.11.00 
action: install PHSS_37273 or subsequent, then apply 751_HP-UX_PA_ovalarmsrv 
URL: ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/ 

For HP-UX OV NNM 7.01 
HP-UX B.11.00 
HP-UX B.11.11 
action: install PHSS_36773 or subsequent, then apply 701_HP-UX_ovalarmsrv 
URL: ftp://ss080044:ss080044@hprc.external.hp.com/ 


Version:1 (rev.1) - 2 September 2008 Initial release 
Version:2 (rev.2) - 8 October 2008 add Bugtraq ID 28668, patches available for NNM v7.53 

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy. 

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