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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02757867
HPSBMA02647 SSRT100383 rev.1 - HP Discovery & Dependency Mapping Inventory (DDMI)Running on Windows, Insecure SNMP Configuration
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon aspossible.
Release Date: 2011-03-21
Last Updated: 2011-03-21
Potential Security Impact: Insecure SNMP configuration
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Discovery & DependencyMapping Inventory (DDMI) running on Windows. The vulnerability could be exploitedremotely to allow unauthorized read-only access to the data available via the SNMPprotocol.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Discovery & Dependency Mapping Inventory (DDMI) running on Windows v7.50, v7.51,v7.60, v7.61, v7.70 and v9.30
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2011-0890 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) 4.9
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
The vulnerability can be resolved by insuring that the SNMP read community string isset to a secure value.
Securing the Windows SNMP service
DDMI requires the Windows SNMP service for its operation. If necessary DDMI willinstall and configure the Windows SNMP service using the Windows default securitysettings. As a result the SNMP read community string may be set to public .
To modify the default security configuration of the of the Windows SNMP service:
Open the Windows Services Control Panel applet, select Administrative Tools and thenselect Services. Select the SNMP Service, right click on it and select Properties andnavigate to the Security tab. Amend the security settings as required to change thedefault read community string to a value other than public. Add the updated readcommunity string to the appropriate DDM Inventory SNMP profile.
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installedon systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with thecustomer's patch management policy.
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relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters
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
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ST = HP Storage SW
TL = HP Trusted Linux
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
VV = HP VirtualVault
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