[security bulletin] HPSBMA02133 SSRT061201 rev.4 - HP Oracle for OpenView (OfO) Critical Patch Update



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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c00727143
Version: 4

HPSBMA02133 SSRT061201 rev.4 - HP Oracle for OpenView (OfO) Critical Patch Update

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

Release Date: 2006-07-19
Last Updated: 2007-04-18

Potential Security Impact: Local or remote compromise of confidentiality, availability, integrity.

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
Oracle® has issued a Critical Patch Update which contains solutions for a number
of potential security vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may be exploited locally or
remotely to compromise the confidentiality, availability or integrity of Oracle for OpenView (OfO).

References: Oracle Critical Patch Update - April 2007
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

Oracle for OpenView (OfO) v8.1.7 or v9.1.01 or v9.2 running on HP-UX,
Tru64 UNIX, Linux, Solaris, and Windows.
BACKGROUND

For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: security-alert@xxxxxx

Oracle has issued Critical Patch Update - April 2007. For more information:
http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpuapr2007.html

Information about previous Oracle Critical Patch Updates can be found here:
http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/alerts.htm


The following products are affected:

Product Description
Number

ORA200BC OfO v8.1.7 for HP-UX LTU
ORA200CA OfO v9.2 64bit HP-UX 11&11.11 LTU
ORA205BC OfO v8.1.7 for HP-UX 5 LTU Bundle
ORA205CA OfO v9.2 64bit HP-UX 11&11.11 5 LTUs
ORA230BC OfO v8.1.7 for HP-UX Media
ORA230CA OfO v9.2 64bit HP-UX 11&11.11 Media Kit
ORA240BC OfO v8.1.7 for HP-UX Eval LTU & Media
ORA300BC OfO v8.1.7 for Win 2000/NT LTU
ORA300CA OfO v9.2 32bit Windows LTU
ORA305BC OfO v8.1.7 for Win 2000/NT 5 LTU Bundle
ORA305CA OfO v9.2 32bit Windows 5 LTUs
ORA330BC OfO v8.1.7 for Win 2000/NT Media
ORA330CA OfO v9.2 32bit Windows Media Kit
ORA340BC OfO v8.1.7 for Win 2000/NT Eval LTU
ORA400BC OfO v8.1.7 for Sun Solaris LTU
ORA400CA OfO v9.2 32bit Sun Solaris 2.7&2.8 LTU
ORA401CA OfO v9.2 64bit Sun Solaris 2.7&2.8 LTU
ORA405BC OfO v8.1.7 for Sun Solaris 5 LTU Bundle
ORA405CA OfO v9.2 32bit Sun Solaris 2.7&2.8 5 LTU
ORA406CA OfO v9.2 64bit Sun Solaris 2.7&2.8 5 LTU
ORA430BC OfO v8.1.7 for Sun Solaris Media
ORA430CA OfO v9.2 32bit Sun Solaris 2.7&2.8 Media
ORA431CA OfO v9.2 64bit Sun Solaris 2.7&2.8 Media
ORA440BC OfO v8.1.7 for Sun Solaris Eval LTU
ORA500CA OfO v9.1.01 64bit Tru64 V5.1a LTU Ent.Ed
ORA505CA OfO v9.1.01 64bit Tru64 V5.1a LTU
ORA530CA OfO v9.1.01 64bit Tru64 V5.1a Media Kit
ORA600CA OfO for Linux LTU
ORA605CA OfO for Linux LTU Service Bureaus Bundle
ORA630CA OfO v9.2.0 for Linux, Media Kit

AFFECTED VERSIONS

HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.23
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action: If Oracle for OpenView (OfO) is installed, install the Oracle Critical Patch Update - April 2007

END AFFECTED VERSIONS

Note: Since Oracle for OpenView (OfO) is not installed using swinstall(1M) the
Security Patch Check Tool cannot determine whether it is present on an HP-UX
system. Customer maintained configuration documentation should be consulted
to determine whether Oracle for OpenView (OfO) is installed.

RESOLUTION

Oracle for OpenView (OfO) customers who have support contracts directly
with Oracle should obtain the "Critical Patch Update - April 2007" from Oracle.

Oracle for OpenView (OfO) customers who have support with Hewlett-Packard should
contact their normal support channel to obtain the "Critical Patch Update - April 2007."

For support contract information, please visit:
http://www.hp.com/managementsoftware/contract_maint

MANUAL ACTIONS : Yes - Update
Install the Oracle Critical Patch Update - April 2007.

Oracle is a registered U.S. trademark of the Oracle Corporation, Redwood City, California.

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all HP-issued Security Bulletins 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

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 19 July 2006 Initial release "Critical Patch Update - July 2006"
Version:2 (rev.2) - 23 October 2006 "Critical Patch Update - October 2006" is available
Version:3 (rev.3) - 22 January 2007 "Critical Patch Update - January 2007" is available
Version:4 (rev.4) - 18 April 2007 "Critical Patch Update - April 2007" is available

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

Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services support channel.

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To: security-alert@xxxxxx
Subject: get key

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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 VirtualVault

System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin. To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."

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