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Bulletin: (Revision) HPE Simplivity 380, SimpliVity OmniCube, SimpliVity OmniStack For Cisco, Dell Or Lenovo - Side Channel Analysis Method Allows Improper Information Disclosure in Microprocessors (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754)

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Bulletin: (Revision) HPE Simplivity 380, SimpliVity OmniCube, SimpliVity OmniStack For Cisco, Dell Or Lenovo - Side Channel Analysis Method Allows Improper Information Disclosure in Microprocessors (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754)
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2018-07-11

Last Updated: 2018-07-11


DESCRIPTION

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01/10/2018
Original Document Release.

On January 3, 2018, side-channel security vulnerabilities involving speculative execution were publicly disclosed (also referred to as
Meltdown and Spectre). These vulnerabilities may impact the listed HPE products, potentially leading to information disclosure and elevation of privilege. Mitigation and resolution of these vulnerabilities calls for a firmware update, a hypervisor update and potentially an update to the embedded controller virtual machine for SimpliVity.

Intel has provided a high level statement here:

https://newsroom.intel.com/news/intel-responds-to-security-research-findings/ Non-HPE site

For additional information:

https://security-center.intel.com/advisory.aspx?intelid=INTEL-SA-00088&languageid=en-fr Non-HPE site

Operating System Vendor Response:

VMware: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0002.html Non-HPE site

SCOPE

Any HPE Simplivity 380 Gen9 and Gen10 Nodes, SimpliVity OmniCube and SimpliVity OmniStack for Cisco, for Dell or for Lenovo.

RESOLUTION

HPE OmniStack version 3.7.4 provides for resolution of the Spectre(CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753) and Meltdown (CVE 2017-5754) vulnerabilities on the HPE SimpliVity 380 and SimpliVity OmniStack/OmniCube systems running with VMware ESXi versions 6.0 and 6.5.

HPE OmniStack v3.7.4 delivers microcode updates for the HPE hardware platforms and the OmniStack OS updates required by all SimpliVity systems. Microcode updates for Cisco, Dell, and Lenovo systems can be obtained from the respective hardware vendor. VMware ESXi v6.0 and v6.5 patches for Spectre and Meltdown must be installed separately.

A future release of HPE OmniStack software will in include the VMware ESXi patches.

Additional information will be provided as updates for VMware ESXi v5.5 are qualified.




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Hardware Platforms Affected: HPE SimpliVity 380, SimpliVity OmniCube, SimpliVity Omnistack for CISCO, SimpliVity Omnistack for Dell, SimpliVity OmniStack for Lenovo
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: SIK2912
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Document title: Bulletin: (Revision) HPE Simplivity 380, SimpliVity OmniCube, SimpliVity OmniStack For Cisco, Dell Or Lenovo - Side Channel Analysis Method Allows Improper Information Disclosure in Microprocessors (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754)
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