[security bulletin] HPSBMA02417 SSRT090031 rev.1 - HP Data Protector Express and HP Data Protector Express Single Server Edition (SSE), Local Denial of Service (DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code



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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01697543
Version: 1

HPSBMA02417 SSRT090031 rev.1 - HP Data Protector Express and HP Data Protector Express Single Server Edition (SSE), Local Denial of Service (DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code

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

Release Date: 2009-05-13
Last Updated: 2009-05-12

Potential Security Impact: Local Denial of Service (DoS), execution of arbitrary code

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Data Protector Express 3.x and 4.x and HP Data Protector Express Single Server Edition (SSE) 3.x and 4.x running on supported Microsoft Windows, Linux, and NetWare versions. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to create a Denial of Service (DoS) or to execute arbitrary code.

References: CVE-2009-0714

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Data Protector Express 3.x and HP Data Protector Express SSE 3.x prior to build 47065
HP Data Protector Express 4.x and HP Data Protector Express SSE 4.x prior to build 46537

running on all supported versions of Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Novell NetWare.

Note: The supported versions of Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Novell NetWare are listed below.

Note: Users can identify the build number by clicking on 'Help' and then 'About'.

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
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Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2009-0714 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:C/A:C) 6.4
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Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Abhisek Datta of iViZ Security Research Team for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@xxxxxx

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HP Data Protector Express 'Hot Fix' (Build 47065) for version 3.5 SP2 is supported on the following:
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Windows Operating Systems
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Microsoft Windows Unified Data Storage Server (incl. R2)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise / Standard Editions (incl. R2)
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 (incl. R2)
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server / Advanced Server SP4
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2000 SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4
Microsoft Windows Small Business 2003 Server Premium / Standard (incl. R2)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional / Home SP2
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Linux Operating Systems
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (WS/ES/AS) 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (WS/ES/AS) 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (WS/ES/AS) 3
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
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Novell Operating Systems
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NetWare 6.5 SP
NetWare 6.0 SP3


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HP Data Protector Express 'Hot Fix' (Build 46537) for version 4.0 SP1 is supported on the following:
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Windows Operating Systems
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Windows Server 2008 SP1 (32-bit and X64) Enterprise / Standard / Datacenter / Web Server Editions
Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 (32-bit and X64) Enterprise / Standard Editions
Windows Small Business Server 2008 (32-bit and X64)
Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and X64)
Windows Unified Data Storage Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and X64)
Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and X64)
Windows VISTA SP1 (32-bit and X64)
Windows XP SP3 (32-bit)
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Linux Operating Systems
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (WS/ES/AS) 5.0 update 1 (32-bit and X64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (WS/ES/AS) 4.0 update 6 (32-bit and X64)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 update 2 (32-bit and X64)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 update 4 (32-bit and X64)
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Novell Operating Systems
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NetWare 6.5 SP5

RESOLUTION

HP has provided upgrades to resolve this vulnerability.

For Installations Running Data Protector Express 4.x
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Microsoft Windows, Linux, Novell NetWare
Install HP Data Protector Express 4.0 SP1 build 46537 or later, available here:
ftp://dpxbits:dpxbits@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


For Installations Running Data Protector Express Single Server Edition (SSE) 4.x
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Microsoft Windows, Linux, Novell NetWare
Install HP Data Protector Express 4.0 SP1 build 46537 or later.
Note: Current HP Data Protector Express SSE customers must contact HP Services and Support directly for download instructions


For Installations Running Data Protector Express 3.x
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Microsoft Windows, Linux, Novell NetWare
Install HP Data Protector Express 3.5 SP2 build 47065 or later, available here:
ftp://dpxbits:dpxbits@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


For Installations Running Data Protector Express Single Server Edition (SSE) 3.x
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Microsoft Windows, Linux, Novell NetWare
Install HP Data Protector Express 3.5 SP2 build 47065 or later.
Note: Current HP Data Protector Express SSE customers must contact HP Services and Support directly for download instructions


Note: For questions about upgrading Data Protector Express and Data Protector Express Single Server Edition, contact HP Services and Support.

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
None

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) 13 May 2009 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
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OV = HP OpenVMS
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ST = HP Storage SW
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