Vulnerability Note VU#782155

OpenView Network Node Manager contains vulnerability allowing for privilege escalation

Original Release date: 11 Oct 2001 | Last revised: 14 Apr 2003


The HP Network Node Manager contains a vulnerability that may allow an attacker to gain elevated privileges.


The Network Node Manager is a networked systems software management package distributed by Hewlett-Packard. A vulnerability in this software package may allow an attacker to gain elevated privleges on the host running the Node Manager software. For more details, please see the HP Security Bulletin.


An attacker may be able to gain elevated privileges on the host running Network Node Manager.


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Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Hewlett-Packard CompanyAffected-11 Oct 2001
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Environmental N/A N/A



This document was written by Ian A. Finlay.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CAN-2001-1123
  • Date Public: 01 Oct 2001
  • Date First Published: 11 Oct 2001
  • Date Last Updated: 14 Apr 2003
  • Severity Metric: 10.80
  • Document Revision: 20


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