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HPSBMA02274 SSRT071445 rev.4 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for HP-UX, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)


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HPSBMA02274 SSRT071445 rev.4 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for HP-UX, Remote Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2007-10-03

Last Updated: 2013-02-20

Potential Security Impact: Remote cross site scripting (XSS)

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


Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for HP-UX. These vulnerabilities could by exploited remotely to allow cross site scripting (XSS).

References: CVE-2007-5302

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP System Management Homepage (SMH) revision A. or earlier running on HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31.


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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics

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Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002.

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Thijs Bosschert (Fox-IT) for reporting this vulnerability to


HP has provided the following patches to resolve these vulnerabilities. The patches are available from the HP Support Center (HPSC)

HP-UX B.11.11
PHSS_36869 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.23
PHSS_36870 or subsequent
HP-UX B.11.31
PHSS_36871 or subsequent

Note: The patches listed above are for SMH vA. only. Systems running SMH prior to v.A. must be updated to SMH vA. and then the appropriate patch must be installed. SMH versions after vA. resolve the vulnerability and do not require not require the patches listed above.

SMH vA. or subsequent is available from:

Update to SMH vA. or subsequent. Install patches on SMH v.A.


HP-UX Software Assistant: HP-UX Software Assistant is an enhanced application that replaces HP-UX Security Patch Check. It analyzes all Security Bulletins issued by HP and lists recommended actions that may apply to a specific HP-UX system. It can also download patches and create a depot automatically. For more information see:

The following text is for use by the HP-UX Software Assistant.


HP-UX B.11.11
action:install PHSS_36869 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.23
action: install PHSS_36870 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.31
action: install PHSS_36871 or subsequent

HP-UX B.11.11
HP-UX B.11.23
HP-UX B.11.31
action: install revision A. or subsequent


Version:1 (rev.1) - 3 October 2007 Initial Release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 17 October 2007 Patches require update to SMH vA.
Version:3 (rev.3) - 11 February 2008 Correct AFFECTED VERSIONS
Version:4 (rev.4) - 20 February 2013 Updated content links

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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3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX

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