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HPSBHF03578 rev.1 - HPE ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA using glibc, Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities


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Version: 1

HPSBHF03578 rev.1 - HPE ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA using glibc, Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-05-18

Last Updated: 2016-05-18

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

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


HPE ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA Solutions has addressed stack-based buffer overflows in the GNU C library's (glibc) implementation of the getaddrinfo() library function. These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) or allow execution of arbitrary code on the host with the permissions of a user using the glibc library.

References: CVE-2015-7547

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • HP ConvergedSystem 500 For SAP HANA Scale-out Configurations 2.0, 3.0
  • HP ConvergedSystem 500 For SAP HANA Scale-Up Configurations 2.0, 3.0
  • HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA Scale-out Configurations 2.0, 3.0
  • HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA Scale-up Configurations 2.0, 3.0
  • HP AppSystems for SAP HANA - Scale Out Configurations 1.0, 1.2
  • HP AppSystems for SAP HANA - Single Node Configurations 1.0


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


HPE has made the following software updates available to resolve these vulnerabilities in HPE ConvergedSystem for SAP HANA:

  • OS patches for SLES for SAP 11 SP3 based systems

Please contact HPE Technical Support to determine your system's vulnerability and support options.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 18 April 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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