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HPSBST02397 SSRT080187 rev.1 - Storage Management Appliance (SMA), Microsoft Patch Applicability MS08-078

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

Release Date: 2008-12-22
Last Updated: 2008-12-22

Potential Security Impact: Please check the table below

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

Various potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Microsoft software that is running on the Storage Management Appliance (SMA). Some of these vulnerabilities may be pertinent to the SMA, please check the table in the Resolution section of this Security Bulletin.

References: MS08-078 (CVE-2008-4844)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Storage Management Appliance v2.1 Software running on:

Storage Management Appliance I
Storage Management Appliance II
Storage Management Appliance III


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
-- Not Applicable --
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

Patches released by Microsoft after MS06-051 are covered by monthly Security Bulletins.

For the full archived list of Microsoft security updates applicable for Storage Management Appliance software v2.1, please refer to the following Security Bulletins available on the IT Resource Center (ITRC) Web site: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/secBullArchive.do

For patches released by Microsoft in 2003, MS03-001 to MS03-051 refer to Security Bulletin HPSBST02146
For patches released by Microsoft in 2004, MS04-001 to MS04-045 refer to Security Bulletin HPSBST02147
For patches released by Microsoft in 2005, MS05-001 to MS05-055 refer to Security Bulletin HPSBST02148
For patches released by Microsoft in 2006, MS06-001 to MS06-051 refer to Security Bulletin HPSBST02140

The Microsoft patch index archive and further details about all Microsoft patches can be found on the following Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sec...n/summary.mspx

Note: The SMA must have all pertinent SMA Service Packs applied

Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1

Customers are advised to download and install the Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for Service Pack 4 on SMA v2.1. For more information please refer to the Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for Service Pack 4 and Storage Management Appliance v2.1 advisory at the following website: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport...eriesId=315667

Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for SP4 does not include security updates released after April 30, 2005 starting from MS05-026. It also does not include patches MS04-003 and MS04-028. Please install these patches in addition to Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for SP4, if they have not been installed already

HP strongly recommends the immediate installation of all security patches that apply to third party software which is integrated with SMA software products supplied by HP, and that patches are applied in accordance with an appropriate patch management policy.

Note: Patch installation instructions are shown at the end of this table.

MS Patch - MS08-078 Security Update for Internet Explorer (960714)
Analysis - Possible security issue exists. Patch will run successfully.
Action - For SMA v2.1, customers should download patch from Microsoft and install:
Internet Explorer 6 SP1
Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4
To determine your IE version check the IE help page.

Installation Instructions: (if applicable)

Download patches to a system other than the SMA
Copy the patch to a floppy diskette or to a CD
Execute the patch by using Terminal Services to the SMA or by attaching a keyboard, monitor and mouse to the SMA.

Note: The Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 is supported on SMA v2.1. For more information please refer at the following website: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en


Version:1 (rev.1) - 22 December 2008 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that 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.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: security-alert@hp.com
It is strongly recommended that security related information being communicated to HP be encrypted using PGP, especially exploit information.
To get the security-alert PGP key, please send an e-mail message as follows:
To: security-alert@hp.com
Subject: get key

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To review previously published Security Bulletins visit: http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/secBullArchive.do

* 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
PI = HP Printing & Imaging
ST = HP Storage SW
TL = HP Trusted Linux
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX
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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