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Bulletin: (Revision) ConvergedSystems 500/900 for SAP HANA and HPE AppSystems for SAP HANA - 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) ConvergedSystems 500/900 for SAP HANA and HPE AppSystems for SAP HANA - Side Channel Analysis Method Allows Improper Information Disclosure in Microprocessors (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754)
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Release Date: 2018-05-15

Last Updated: 2018-05-15


DESCRIPTION

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05/14/2018
Updated with additional information
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04/16/2018
Original Document Release

On January 3, 2018, side-channel security vulnerabilities involving speculative execution were publicly disclosed. 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 microcode and Operating System updates. Future updates could also be necessary.

Intel Response:

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

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

Operating System Vendor Response:

Red Hat: https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/speculativeexecution  Non-HPE site

SUSE: https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc/?id=7022512  Non-HPE site

Microsoft: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV180002  Non-HPE site

SCOPE

Any of the following HPE platforms are affected:

HPE ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA Scale-out configurations:

  • Intel Broadwell architecture
  • Intel Haswell architecture
  • Intel Ivy Bridge architecture

HPE ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA Scale-up configurations:

  • Intel Skylake architecture
  • Intel Broadwell architecture
  • Intel Haswell architecture
  • Intel Ivy Bridge architecture

HPE ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA Scale-up configurations:

  • Intel Broadwell architecture
  • Intel Haswell architecture
  • Intel Ivy Bridge architecture


HPE ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA Scale-out configurations:

  • Intel Broadwell architecture
  • Intel Ivy Bridge architecture


HPE AppSystem for SAP HANA Scale-up/Scale-out configurations

  • Intel Westmere architecture

RESOLUTION

HPE has verified the necessary combination of microcode and Operating System updates by HPE solution and Intel generation as follows:

1)Microcode updates: Contact your HPE Account Team to purchase the appropriate service to coordinate the Microcode updates.

2)Operating System updates: Follow the recommendations below by Operating System:

  • SUSE - Contact your HPE Account Team to purchase the appropriate services to coordinate an HPE SLES OS Patch Update
  • Red Hat - Follow published Red Hat patching policies
  • Microsoft Windows (for CMC server) - Follow published Microsoft patching policies

NOTE: HPE TDI Solutions for SAP HANA should follow mitigation procedures for microcode and Operating System updates of the associated component.

NOTE: Products sold prior to the November 1, 2015 separation of Hewlett-Packard Company into Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and HP Inc. may have older product names and model numbers that differ from current models.

RECEIVE PROACTIVE UPDATES : Receive support alerts (such as Customer Advisories), as well as updates on drivers, software, firmware, and customer replaceable components, proactively via e-mail through HPE Subscriber's Choice. Sign up for Subscriber's Choice at the following URL: Proactive Updates Subscription Form.

NAVIGATION TIP : For hints on navigating HPE.com to locate the latest drivers, patches, and other support software downloads for ProLiant servers and Options, refer to the Navigation Tips document .

SEARCH TIP : For hints on locating similar documents on HPE.com, refer to the Search Tips Document .


Hardware Platforms Affected: HPE AppSystem for SAP HANA 2TB Scaleout Module, HPE ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA Scale-out Configurations, HPE ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA Scale-up Configurations, HPE ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA Scale-up Configurations, HPE ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA Scale-out Configurations
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: SIK3249
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