HP has advised The Register that a patch is now available for its StoreOnce storage systems. Yesterday, we reported that a blogger with the handle Technion had identified an undocumented administrator account in some of its StoreOnce systems. He had also posted the hash of the password associated with the HPSupport account. …
Matt, Hows that for RTFM, no issue?
So, Mr Bryant. No issue, RTFM you said?
From the support document:
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2013-06-26
Last Updated: 2013-06-26
Potential Security Impact: Unauthorized remote access, unauthorized modification
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP StoreOnce D2D Backup System. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely resulting in unauthorized access and modification.
Yes, I'll grant you actually did admit not knowing much about the storage systems. Perhaps in that situation you should've canned your superior attitude and display intelligence in not opening mouth and inserting foot in it.
I think it was Winston Churchill that said:
“We can always count on the Global Mega Corporations to do the right thing, after they have exhausted all the other possibilities.”