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[security bulletin] [security bulletin] HPSBST02318 SSRT080018 rev.1 - HP Storage Essentials Software, Remote Unauthorized Access to Data

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HPSBST02318 SSRT080018 rev.1 - HP Storage Essentials Software, Remote Unauthorized Access to Data

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

Release Date: 2008-04-08
Last Updated: 2008-04-08

Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access to data 

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

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Storage Essentials Software. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to gain unauthorized access to data.

References: CVE-2006-5750, IEV-24988

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Storage Essentials management server software running on all supported platforms. 


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
Reference                         Base Vector               Base Score 
CVE-2006-5750     (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)      6.4
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

Note: This security vulnerability may also exist on other management server software based on HP Storage Essentials available from other software providers. Please contact the appropriate support provider for information. 

Until updates are available the following manual procedure will resolve the vulnerability.

1. On the HP Storage Essentials management server, edit the jboss-service.xml file in the following directory: 

For Windows platform - INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY\JBossandJetty\server\appiq\deploy\management\console-mgr.sar\META-INF 
For other platforms - INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY/JBossandJetty/server/appiq/deploy/management/console-mgr.sar/META-INF 

where the HP Storage Essentials management server software is installed in the INSTALLATION_DIRECTORY. 

2. Locate the following block of code: 

mbean code="org.jboss.console.manager.DeploymentFileRepository" 
<attribute name="BaseDir">./deploy/management</attribute> 

3. Place comments around the block of code. This will disable the MBean. 

<!-- commented out per Security Bulletin HPSBST02318 SSRT080018 
mbean code="org.jboss.console.manager.DeploymentFileRepository" 
<attribute name="BaseDir">./deploy/management</attribute> 
- --> 

Note: Disabling the MBean does not change the normal functionality of the management server. 

4. Save the jboss-service.xml file

5. Restart the management server service or reboot the management server.

Note: The vulnerability will be resolved in HP Storage Essentials Software 5.1.0 SP5 and 6.0.0 SP1. This Security Bulletin will be revised when those software updates are available. 


Version: 1 (rev.1) - 8 April 2008 Initial release 

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. 

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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
NS = HP NonStop Servers
OV = HP OpenVMS 
PI = HP Printing & Imaging
ST = HP Storage SW
TL = HP Trusted Linux
VV = HP VirtualVault

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