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[security bulletin] HPSBST02134 SSRT061187 rev.2 - Storage Management Appliance (SMA), Microsoft Patch Applicability MS06-052, MS06-053 and MS06-054

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HPSBST02134 SSRT061187 rev.2 - Storage Management Appliance (SMA), Microsoft 
Patch Applicability MS06-052, MS06-053 and MS06-054

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon 
as possible.

Release Date: 2006-09-18
Last Updated: 2006-10-11

Potential Security Impact: Please check the table below 

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

Various potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in Microsoft 
software that is running 
on the Storage Management Appliance (SMA). Some of these vulnerabilities may be 
pertinent to 
the SMA, please check the table in the Resolution section of this Security 

References: MS06-052, MS06-053, MS06-054 

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Storage Management Appliance v2.1 Software running on: 

Storage Management Appliance I 
Storage Management Appliance II 
Storage Management Appliance III 


Patches released by Microsoft after MS06-051 are covered by monthly Security 

For the full archived list of Microsoft security updates applicable for Storage 
Management Appliance software v2.1, please refer to the following Security 
Bulletins available on the IT Resource Center (ITRC) Web site: 

For patches released by Microsoft in 2003, MS03-001 to MS03-051 refer to 
Security Bulletin HPSBST02146 
For patches released by Microsoft in 2004, MS04-001 to MS04-045 refer to 
Security Bulletin HPSBST02147 
For patches released by Microsoft in 2005, MS05-001 to MS05-055 refer to 
Security Bulletin HPSBST02148 
For patches released by Microsoft in 2006, MS06-001 to MS06-051 refer to 
Security Bulletin HPSBST02140 

The Microsoft patch index archive and further details about all Microsoft 
patches can be found on the following Web site: 

NOTE: The SMA must have all pertinent SMA Service Packs applied

Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1

Customers are advised to download and install the Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 
for Service Pack 4 on SMA v2.1. For more information please refer to the 
Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for Service Pack 4 and Storage Management 
Appliance v2.1 advisory at the following website: 

Windows 2000 Update Rollup 1 for SP4 does not include security updates released 
after April 30, 2005 starting from MS05-026. It also does not include patches 
MS04-003 and MS04-028. Please install these patches in addition to Windows 2000 
Update Rollup 1 for SP4, if they have not been installed already

HP strongly recommends the immediate installation of all security patches that 
apply to third party software which is integrated with SMA software products 
supplied by HP, and that patches are applied in accordance with an appropriate 
patch management policy.

NOTE: Patch installation instructions are shown at the end of this table.

MS Patch - MS06-054 Vulnerability in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote 
Code Execution (910729)
Analysis - SMA does not have this component. Patch will not run successfully.
Action - Customers should not be concerned with this issue.
MS Patch - MS06-053 Vulnerability in Indexing Service Could Allow Cross-Site 
Scripting (920685)
Analysis - Possible security issue exists.  Patch will run successfully.
Action - For SMA v2.1, customers should download patch from Microsoft and 
MS Patch - MS06-052 Vulnerability in Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) Could 
Allow Remote Code Execution (919007)
Analysis - SMA does not have this component. Patch will not run successfully.
Action - Customers should not be concerned with this issue.

Installation Instructions: (if applicable) 

Download patches to a system other than the SMA

Copy the patch to a floppy diskette or to a CD

Execute the patch by using Terminal Services to the SMA or by attaching a 
keyboard, monitor and mouse to the SMA.

The Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 is supported on SMA v2.1. For more 
information please refer at the following website: 


Version: 1 (rev.1) - 18 September 2006 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 11 October 2006 Update to MS06-054 Analysis

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. 

Support: For further information, contact normal HP Services
support channel.

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* The Software Product Category that this Security Bulletin
relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
Bulletin number in the title:

    GN = HP General SW,
    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,
    UX = HP-UX,
    VV = HP Virtual Vault

System management and security procedures must be reviewed
frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually
reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products
to provide customers with current secure solutions.

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