SUPPORT COMMUNICATION -
HPSBMA02258 SSRT071470 rev.1 - HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Windows, Incomplete Update Installation
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Potential Security Impact:
Incomplete update installation
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP System Management Homepage (SMH) for Windows on systems which are also running HP Version Control Agent (VCA) or Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM). The vulnerability may result in the incomplete installation of OpenSSL updates, including security updates.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP System Management Homepage (SMH) on Windows systems which are also running HP Version Control Agent (VCA) or Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM)
Updates to HP System Management Homepage (SMH) on Windows systems which are also running HP Version Control Agent (VCA) or Version Control Repository Manager (VCRM) may leave the previous OpenSSL software active in memory until the system is rebooted.
To avoid leaving potentially vulnerable OpenSSL software active in memory, always reboot a Windows system running SMH and VCA or VCRM immediately after installing an update to SMH.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Version:1 (rev.1) - 12 September 2007 Initial Release
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.
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.
"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action.
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