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HPSBMU03607 rev.1 - HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information, Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c05157667

Version: 1

HPSBMU03607 rev.1 - HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information, Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-06-01

Last Updated: 2016-06-01


Potential Security Impact: Remote Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF), Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

Multiple potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) firmware. These vulnerabilities include:

  • The SSLv3 vulnerability known as "Padding Oracle on Downgraded Legacy Encryption" also known as "POODLE", which could be exploited remotely resulting in disclosure of information.
  • The Cross-protocol Attack on TLS using SSLv2 also known as "DROWN", which could be exploited remotely resulting in disclosure of information.
  • Additional OpenSSL and OpenSSH vulnerabilities which could be remotely exploited resulting in Denial of Service (DoS), disclosure of information, or Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF).
References:
  • CVE-2016-0800
  • CVE-2016-0799
  • CVE-2016-2842
  • CVE-2015-1789
  • CVE-2015-1791
  • CVE-2015-3194
  • CVE-2015-0705
  • CVE-2015-5600
  • CVE-2014-3566
  • CVE-2008-5161
  • SSRT102281

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

The following firmware versions of Virtual Connect (VC) are impacted:

  • HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware 4.30 through VC 4.45
  • HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware 3.62 through VC 4.21

Note: Firmware versions 3.62 through 4.21 are not impacted by CVE-2016-0800, CVE-2015-3194, CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2015-0705, CVE-2016-0799, and CVE-2016-2842.

The following products run the impacted versions of Virtual Connect (VC) firmware:

  • HPE VC Flex-10 10Gb Enet Module
  • HPE Virtual Connect Flex-10/10D Module for c-Class BladeSystem
  • HPE Virtual Connect FlexFabric 10Gb/24-port Module for c-Class BladeSystem
  • HPE Virtual Connect FlexFabric-20/40 F8 Module for c-Class BladeSystem

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2016-0800
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
4.3
CVE-2015-1789
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
4.3
CVE-2015-1791
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
6.8
CVE-2015-3194
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
5.0
CVE-2014-3566
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
4.3
CVE-2008-5161
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
2.6
CVE-2015-0705
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
6.8
CVE-2016-0799
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
10.0
CVE-2016-2842
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
10.0
CVE-2015-5600
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
8.5
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HPE has provided an updated version of the BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) firmware to address these vulnerabilities.

  • HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware v4.50

The update can be downloaded from: http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_1f352fb404f5410d9b2ca1b56d

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 1 June 2016 Initial release

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