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HPSBGN03424 rev.1 - HP Cloud Service Automation, Remote Authentication Bypass


Document ID: c04822825

Version: 1

HPSBGN03424 rev.1 - HP Cloud Service Automation, Remote Authentication Bypass
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2015-09-30

Last Updated: 2015-09-30

Potential Security Impact: Remote authentication bypass

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability was been identified in HP Cloud Service Automation version v4.5. The vulnerability could be exploited to allow remote authentication bypass.

Note: HP C.A. contains a version of Node.js, that when used in FIPS mode is affected by Alternative Chains Certificate Forgery Vulnerability (CVE-2015-1793). The vulnerability may allow remote attacker to spoof a Certification Authority role and trigger unintended certificate verification.

  • CVE-2015-1793
  • SSRT102266

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

Cloud Service Automation (CSA) v4.5


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Base Vector
Base Score
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has provided HP Cloud Service Automation (HP CSA) v4.5 patch 1. The patch is available from HP Software Support Online portal (HP SSO).

Note: This patch includes Node.js for FIPS mode that includes the newer version of OpenSSL (1.0.2d) which addresses the vulnerability.

The patch can be downloaded from HP Software Support Online:

Bulletin Applicability:This security bulletin applies to each OpenSSL component that is embedded within the HP products listed in the security bulletin. The bulletin does not apply to any other 3rd party application (e.g. operating system, web server, or application server) that may be required to be installed by the customer according instructions in the product install guide.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 30 September 2015 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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