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HPSBMI02614 SSRT100344 rev.1 - HP webOS Contacts Application, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c02639302

Version: 1

HPSBMI02614 SSRT100344 rev.1 - HP webOS Contacts Application, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2010-12-06

Last Updated: 2010-12-06


Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP webOS Contacts Application. This vulnerability could be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML or JavaScript.

References: CVE-2010-4109

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP webOS 1.4.5

BACKGROUND

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

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2010-4109
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
6.8

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

RESOLUTION

The vulnerability can be resolved by updating affected devices to HP webOS version 2.0 or subsequent. This update will be provided automatically from the wireless carrier.

Note: Until the update is available, users are advised to not open untrusted vCard files received via emails or messages.

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 6 December 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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