[security bulletin] HPSBMA02345 SSRT080039 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Linux and Windows, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)



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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01488878
Version: 1

HPSBMA02345 SSRT080039 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Linux and Windows, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

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

Release Date: 2008-06-30
Last Updated: 2008-06-30

Potential Security Impact: Remote cross site scripting (XSS)

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Linux and Windows. This vulnerability could by exploited remotely to allow cross site scripting (XSS).

References: CVE-2008-1663

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP System Management Homepage (SMH) v2.1.10 and v2.1.11 running on Linux and Windows.

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
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Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2008-1663 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 6.4
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Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

RESOLUTION
HP has provided System Management Homepage (SMH) v2.1.12 or subsequent to resolve these vulnerabilities. SMH v2.1.12, is available from the following web sites:

HP System Management Homepage for Linux (x86) v2.1.12-200) can be downloaded from
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?swItem=MTX-6bfaf43a118b47098e763096e7

HP System Management Homepage for Linux (AMD64/EM64T) v2.1.12-200 can be downloaded from
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?swItem=MTX-e280953be19b41a385c99a2133

HP System Management Homepage for Windows v2.1.12.201 can be downloaded from
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?swItem=MTX-0ee8400155ae4c2bb066f244b2



PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

HISTORY:
Version:1 (rev.1) - 30 June 2008 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 VirtualVault

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