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HPSBGN03549 rev.1 - HP IceWall Products using glibc, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Arbitrary Code Execution


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HPSBGN03549 rev.1 - HP IceWall Products using glibc, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Arbitrary Code Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-02-25

Last Updated: 2016-02-26

Potential Security Impact: Denial of Service (DoS), Remote Code Execution, Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


HPE IceWall products have addressed stack based buffer overflows in glibc's implementation of getaddrinfo(). These vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) or allow execution of arbitrary code on the host with the permissions of a user running glibc library.

References: CVE-2015-7547

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • IceWall SSO Dfw Version 10.0 (RHEL 6 and RHEL7 only)
  • IceWall SSO Certd Version 10.0 (RHEL 6 and RHEL7 only)
  • IceWall SSO Agent Option Version 10.0 (RHEL 6 and RHEL7 only)
  • IceWall SSO Dgfw Version 10.0 (RHEL 6 and RHEL7 only)
  • IceWall SSO Smart Device Option Version 10.0 (RHEL 6 and RHEL7 only)
  • IceWall MCRP Version 3.0 (RHEL 6 and RHEL7 only)


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Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HPE recommends applying the latest OS vendor security patches for glibc to resolve the vulnerabilities for the IceWall products.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 26 February 2016 Initial release

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

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3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software

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