Document ID: KM02992709 (c00901872)
Release Date: 2007-03-13
Last Updated: 2012-06-22
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized arbitrary code execution
Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with a Mercury Quality Center ActiveX control. The vulnerability could be exploited by a remote unauthorized user to execute arbitrary code on a Windows client running the ActiveX control.
References: IDEF1930, VU#589097, CVE-2007-1819
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Mercury Quality Center 8.2 Sp1
Mercury Quality Center 9.0
Running on Linux, Solaris, and Windows NT
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Will Dormann of CERT/CC, Eric Detoisien, and an anonymous researcher working with the iDefense Vulnerability Contributor Program for reporting this vulnerability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HP has provided the following software patches to resolve this vulnerability.
Mercury Quality Center 8.2 Sp1 Patch 32 or subsequent
Mercury Quality Center 9.0 Patch 12.1 or subsequent
Quality Center patches are available here: http://support.openview.hp.com/selfsolve/patches
Version:1 (rev.1) - 27 Mar 2007 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 19 June 2007 Modified acknowledgment to include Will Dormann of CERT/CC
Version:3 (rev.3) - 20 June 2007 Correct version/rev mismatch
Version:4 (rev.4) - 22 June 2012 - Removed old links to patches
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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.
3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
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