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HPSBMA02213 SSRT061214 rev.1 - HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM) for Windows, Remote Privileged Access and Arbitrary Code Execution


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HPSBMA02213 SSRT061214 rev.1 - HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM) for Windows, Remote Privileged Access and Arbitrary Code Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2007-05-08

Last Updated: 2007-05-14

Potential Security Impact: Remote privileged access or arbitrary code execution

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


A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM) for Windows. The vulnerability could be exploited to allow remote privileged access and arbitrary code execution.

References: ASPR-2007-05-14-1-PUB

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP SIM 4.2
HP SIM 5.0 SP4
HP SIM 5.0 SP5


For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to:

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Luka Treiber and Aljosa Ocepek from Acros Security ( for reporting this vulnerability to


HP has made the following software update available to resolve the vulnerability.
The update is available on:

HP SIM 5.1 with SP1 - Windows (or subsequent)


Version: 1 (rev.1) - 14 May 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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