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Bulletin: HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module - A Security Vulnerability Exists on the HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy Running Firmware 5.00.50

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Bulletin: HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module - A Security Vulnerability Exists on the HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy Running Firmware 5.00.50
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: 2019-03-29

Last Updated: 2019-04-05


DESCRIPTION

A security vulnerability exists on the HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy running firmware 5.00.50. This firmware was part of the HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205, which has since been removed from the HPE Synergy Software Release page.

Note: This issue is specific to this module and does not impact other HPE VC FC modules on Synergy or c-Class BladeSystem.

SCOPE

Either of the following HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Modules:

  • HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy (PN: 779227-B21)
  • HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy (PN: P08477-B21)

Firmware version impacted:

  • Firmware 5.00.50 (Part of HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205).

RESOLUTION

This vulnerability on the HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy has been addressed in firmware version 5.01.51, which is contained in the updated HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 and HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 images, both available for download on the HPE Synergy Software Release Page .

Notes

  • HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 is identical to the HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205, with the exception of the updated firmware version 5.01.51 for the HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy.
  • Update all logical interconnects containing HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy running firmware version 5.00.50, using either HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 or HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401.

In the event a user elect not to or do not perform the foregoing recommended update, the user accepts and assumes any risks associated with the vulnerability or failure to perfom the recommended update.

Refer to the Security Bulletin for more details on the vulnerability.




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Hardware Platforms Affected: HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb Fibre Channel Module for Synergy
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: SIK4325
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Document title: Bulletin: HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module - A Security Vulnerability Exists on the HPE Virtual Connect SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy Running Firmware 5.00.50
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