A vulnerability has been reported in Broadcom Integrated NIC Management Firmware for HP PCs, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system
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Subject: HP Broadcom Integrated NIC Management Firmware Vulnerability
Date Updated: 2010-03-25 - "...Vendor Statement
Affected devices are only vulnerable when Secure ASF (RMCP/RSP) manageability is enabled on the platform , which may not be the typical default system configuration.
Affected devices and the latest vulnerable management firmware version are:
BCM5751, BCM5752, BCM5753, BCM5754, BCM5755, BCM5756, BCM5764, BCM5787: v8.04, BCM57760: v8.07, BCM5761: v184.108.40.206
Updated versions of management firmware for all affected devices is now available to PC OEMs as part of the Broadcom NetXtreme 14.0 software release.
Available work-arounds include: disabling the management firmware and/or Secure ASF (RSP) support and blocking UDP port 664 traffic from unauthorized sources in enterprise firewalls.
Vendor Information: The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability..."
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