[security bulletin] HPSBMA02593 SSRT100237 rev.1 - HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) for Windows, Remote Arbitrary File Download Oct 22 2010 09:56AM
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HPSBMA02593 SSRT100237 rev.1 - HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) for Windows, Remote Arbitrary File Download

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

Release Date: 2010-10-21
Last Updated: 2010-10-21

Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary file download

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

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) for Windows. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to download arbitrary files.

References: CVE-2010-3986

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) v6.0 prior to Insight Software v6.0 Update 2
HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) v6.1 prior to Insight Software v6.1 Update 2

Note: HP BladeSystem Matrix Infrastructure also supplies HP Insight Software. HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager is available as part of HP Insight Software.


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2010-3986 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 5.0
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has provided updates to resolve the vulnerability.

Note: The vulnerability can be resolved by updating VCEM 6.0 and VCEM 6.1 or by installing VCEM 6.2.

HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) - Stand Alone

Updates are available on the following DVD images.
VCEM 6.0 on Insight Software 6.0 update2 ISO - Oct 2010
VCEM 6.1b on Insight Software 6.1 update2 ISO - Oct 2010
VCEM 6.2 on Insight Software 6.2 DVD 1 Dual Layer - Oct 2010

These DVD images are available for download here.

HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) - Part of HP Insight Software

The VCEM updates are also contained on Insight Software DVD images. These DVD images are available here.



Version: 1 (rev.1) - 21 October 2010 Initial release

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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
NS = HP NonStop Servers
PI = HP Printing & Imaging
ST = HP Storage SW
TL = HP Trusted Linux
TU = HP Tru64 UNIX
VV = HP VirtualVault

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