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HPSBMA02258 SSRT071470 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Windows, Incomplete Update Installation

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01164065

Version: 1

HPSBMA02258 SSRT071470 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Windows, Incomplete Update Installation
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2007-09-10

Last Updated: 2007-09-12


Potential Security Impact: Incomplete update installation

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 Windows on systems which are also running HP Version Control Agent (VCA) or Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM). The vulnerability may result in the incomplete installation of OpenSSL updates, including security updates.

References: none

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP System Management Homepage (SMH) on Windows systems which are also running HP Version Control Agent (VCA) or Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM)

BACKGROUND

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

Updates to HP System Management Homepage (SMH) on Windows systems which are also running HP Version Control Agent (VCA) or Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) may leave the previous OpenSSL software active in memory until the system is rebooted.

RESOLUTION

To avoid leaving potentially vulnerable OpenSSL software active in memory, always reboot a Windows system running SMH and VCA or VCRM immediately after installing an update to SMH.

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

HISTORY:
Version:1 (rev.1) - 12 September 2007 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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