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HPSBST03599 rev.2 - HPE 3PAR OS running OpenSSH, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Access Restriction Bypass


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Version: 2

HPSBST03599 rev.2 - HPE 3PAR OS running OpenSSH, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Access Restriction Bypass
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-05-11

Last Updated: 2016-10-03

Potential Security Impact: Remote Access Restriction Bypass, Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A vulnerability in OpenSSH has been addressed by HPE 3PAR OS. The vulnerabily could be exploited remotely resulting in Denial of Service (DoS) or access restriction bypass.

  • CVE-2015-5600
  • PSRT110106

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HPE 3PAR OS versions 3.1.3 , 3.2.1 prior to 3.2.1 MU5 and 3.2.2 prior to 3.2.2 MU3


CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics
V3 Vector
V3 Base Score
V2 Vector
V2 Base Score
Information on CVSS is documented in HPE Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HPE has provided the following software updates and mitigation information to resolve the vulnerability in 3PAR OS

  • 3PAR OS 3.2.1 MU5 and 3.2.2 MU3

    • HPE recommends impacted versions update to 3PAR OS 3.2.1 MU5 or 3.2.2 MU3.
  • 3PAR OS 3.1.3 is also vulnerable but will not be fixed.

    Mitigation: The best protection to guard against exploitation of this vulnerability is to securely configure and operate the storage array in accordance with the HPE 3PAR Configuration Guidelines documentation. Please contact HPE Technical Support for assistance.

  • Version:1 (rev.1) - 11 May 2016 Initial release
  • Version:2 (rev.2) - 3 October 2016 Corrected fixed version to be 3.2.2 MU3

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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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.

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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