[security bulletin] SSRT051102 rev.1 - HP HTTP Server Running on Windows, Forced Use of Weaker Security Protocol



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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c00592810
Version: 1

HPSBMA02093 SSRT051102 rev.1 - HP HTTP Server Running on Windows,
Forced Use of Weaker Security Protocol

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

Release Date: 2006-01-17
Last Updated: 2006-02-09

Potential Security Impact: Forced use of weaker security protocol

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the SSL
v2 implementation used in HP HTTP Server v5.9.6 that may allow a
remote attacker to force the use of a weaker security protocol
via a man-in-the-middle attack.

References: CAN-2005-2969

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP HTTP Server versions earlier than version 5.9.7 running on
Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2003
Operating Systems

The table below shows the vulnerable products running Microsoft
Windows HP HTTP Server software.

Agent/Utility (Product)
Platform
Operating System
--------------------------------------------------------------
HP Server Management Application and Agents
ProLiant, ProSignia Servers, and AlphaServers
Windows NT 4.0
--------------------------------------------------------------
HP Version Control Agent
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0
--------------------------------------------------------------
HP Version Control Repository Manager
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0
--------------------------------------------------------------
Compaq Insight Manager 7 (SNMP and DMI agents)
ProLiant and ProSignia Servers
Windows NT 4.0
--------------------------------------------------------------
HP Array Configuration Utility
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0
--------------------------------------------------------------
Compaq Survey Utility (when installed as an agent)
ProLiant and ProSignia Servers
Windows NT 4.0
--------------------------------------------------------------
Performance Management Pack
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000/2003
--------------------------------------------------------------
ProLiant Performance Analyzer
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000/2003
--------------------------------------------------------------
Intelligent Cluster Administrator
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000/2003
--------------------------------------------------------------
Compaq Power Management
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000/2003
--------------------------------------------------------------

BACKGROUND

To ensure that HP System Management Homepage Software has the most
current enhancements and patches, upgrade to the latest versions
as they become available. For additional information, refer to the
ProLiant server management web site at the following URL:
www.hp.com/servers/manage

RESOLUTION

HP has made available a software update to resolve the issue

The HP Web-Enabled Management Software Security Patch for Windows
is available as SoftPaq SP31652 and can be downloaded from:

http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/
download/23969.html

The table below shows the vulnerable products running Microsoft
Windows HP HTTP Server software and the recommended action for
impacted versions.

Agent/Utility (Product)
Platform
Operating System
O/S or Product Recommended Action
--------------------------------------------------------------
HP Server Management Application and Agents
ProLiant, ProSignia Servers, and AlphaServers
Windows NT 4.0
Upgrade to latest Windows NT 4.0 PSP
then apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------
HP Version Control Agent
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0
Upgrade to latest Windows NT 4.0 PSP
then apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------
HP Version Control Repository Manager
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0
Upgrade to latest Windows NT 4.0 PSP
then apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------
Compaq Insight Manager 7 (SNMP and DMI agents)
ProLiant and ProSignia Servers
Windows NT 4.0
Upgrade to latest IM7 supporting Windows NT 4.0
then apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------
HP Array Configuration Utility
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0
Upgrade to latest Windows NT 4.0 PSP
then apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------
Performance Management Pack
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0, 2000/2003
For v3.1 or later - Apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------
ProLiant Performance Analyzer
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0, 2000/2003
All versions - Apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------
Intelligent Cluster Administrator
ProLiant Servers
Windows NT 4.0, 2000/2003
All versions - Apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------
Compaq Power Management
ProLiant Servers
All versions - Apply update SP31652
--------------------------------------------------------------

NOTE: This vulnerability has been resolved in earlier versions of
the Utilities/Agents running on Linux systems.


PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION


HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 09 February 2006 Initial release



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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin
relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
Bulletin number in the title:

GN = HP General SW,
MA = HP Management Agents,
MI = Misc. 3rd party SW,
MP = HP MPE/iX,
NS = HP NonStop Servers,
OV = HP OpenVMS,
PI = HP Printing & Imaging,
ST = HP Storage SW,
TL = HP Trusted Linux,
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX,
UX = HP-UX,
VV = HP Virtual Vault


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