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HPSBGN03444 rev.2 - HPE Network Automation, Remote Code Execution, Disclosure of Sensitive Information


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HPSBGN03444 rev.2 - HPE Network Automation, Remote Code Execution, Disclosure of Sensitive Information
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-03-03

Last Updated: 2016-03-03

Potential Security Impact: Remote Code Execution, Disclosure of Sensitive Information

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


Potential vulnerabilities have been identified in HPE Network Automation. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution and disclosure of sensitive information.

  • CVE-2016-1988 (SSRT101974)
  • CVE-2016-1989 (SSRT101943)
  • PSRT110043

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP Network Automation Software versions 9.22, 9.22.01, 9.22.02, 10.00, 10.00.01


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Base Vector
Base Score
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise thanks Jean-Baptiste Thomas of CNAMTS for reporting CVE-2016-1988 to
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise thanks Thomas Damonneville of CNAMTS for reporting CVE-2016-1989 to


HPE has made the following mitigation information available to resolve the vulnerabilities in the impacted versions of Network Automation:

  • For versions 9.22, 9.22.01 and 9.22.02 - Please contact HPE Technical Support.

  • For versions 10.00 and 10.00.01 – upgrade to 10.00.02.

Upgrade instructions are available in the following Knowledge Brief:

Version:1 (rev.1) - 3 March 2016 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 29 March 2016 Updated for CNAMTS acknowledgements

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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3P = 3rd Party Software
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