[security bulletin] SSRT4739 rev.0 HP WebJetadmin arbitrary command execution Sep 16 2004 07:32PM
Boren, Rich (SSRT) (rich boren hp com)
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SSRT4739 rev.0 HP Web Jetadmin arbitrary command execution

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INITIAL RELEASE: 13 September 2004

POTENTIAL SECURITY IMPACT: arbitrary command execution

HP Software Security Response Team

REFERENCES: bugtraq id 9973


A potential vulnerability has been identified with HP Web
Jetadmin which could be remotely exploited resulting in the
execution of arbitrary commands on the system running HP Web
Jetadmin .

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Web Jetadmin 7.5

HP has been informed of a potential security vulnerability with
the HP Web Jetadmin software. This potential vulnerability could
be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary commands on the system
running HP Web Jetadmin.


To eliminate the potential vulnerability download and install
HP Web Jetadmin Version 7.6 or subsequent from:


Revision 0 - 13 September 2004

Initial release

* The software product category that this Security Bulletin
relates to is represented by the 5th and 6th characters of the
Bulletin number: GN=General, MA=Management Agents,
MI=Misc. 3rd party, MP=HP-MPE/iX, NS=HP NonStop Servers,
OV=HP OpenVMS, PI=HP Printing & Imaging, ST=HP Storage,
TU=HP Tru64 UNIX, TL=Trusted Linux, UX=HP-UX, VV=Virtual Vault

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