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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.
Potential Security Impact:
Remote execution of arbitrary code
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP webOS 1.4.5
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
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.
Until the update is available, users are advised to not open untrusted vCard files received via emails or messages.
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
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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