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HP Version Control Repository Manager Hole Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1024644|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1024644
(Links to External Site)
Date: Oct 26 2010
Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): prior to 6.2|
A vulnerability was reported in HP Version Control Repository Manager. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.|
No details were provided.
A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site running the Version Control Repository Manager software, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.|
The vendor has issued a fix (6.2).|
The vendor's advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02560536 (Links to External Site)
|Underlying OS: Windows (Any)|
Source Message Contents
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 08:25:09 -0600 (MDT)|
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBMA02597 SSRT100198 rev.1 - HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) for Windows, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02560536
HPSBMA02597 SSRT100198 rev.1 - HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) for Windows, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2010-10-25
Last Updated: 2010-10-25
Potential Security Impact: Remote cross site scripting (XSS)
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) for Windows. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely resulting in cross site scripting (XSS).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) prior to v6.2
Note: HP BladeSystem Matrix Infrastructure also supplies HP Insight Software. HP Version Control Repository Manager is available as part of HP Insight Software.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2010-3994 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided HP Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) v6.2 or subsequent to resolve the vulnerability.
VCRM is available as part of HP Insight Software and as part of HP Systems Insight Manager. VCRM is also available for direct download.
VCRM - part of HP Insight Software
The VCRM updates are contained on Insight Software DVD images. These DVD images are available here.
VCRM - part of HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
VCRM is also supplied as part of HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM). HP SIM is available here.
VCRM - direct download
VCRM v126.96.36.1990 is available here.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Version: 1 (rev.1) - 25 October 2010 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.
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of the Bulletin number in the title:
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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
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TU = HP Tru64 UNIX
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VV = HP VirtualVault
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