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HPSBGN03630 rev.2 - HP Operations Manager for Unix, Solaris, and Linux using Apache Commons Collections (ACC), Remote Code Execution


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HPSBGN03630 rev.2 - HP Operations Manager for Unix, Solaris, and Linux using Apache Commons Collections (ACC), Remote Code Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-07-18

Last Updated: 2016-07-25

Potential Security Impact: Remote Code Execution

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A vulnerability in Apache Commons Collections (ACC) for handling Java object deserialization was addressed in the AdminUI of HP Operations Manager for Unix, Solaris and Linux. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to allow remote code execution.

  • CVE-2016-4373
  • CERT-VU#576313
  • PSRT110183

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • HP Operations Manager for Linux - v9.1x, v9.20.x/9.21.x and versions prior to v9.21.130
  • HP Operations Manager for Solaris - v9.1x, v9.20.x/9.21.x and versions prior to 9.21.130
  • HP Operations Manager for Unix - v9.1x, 9.20.x/9.21.x and versions prior to 9.21.130


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 made the following mitigation information available to resolve the vulnerability for the impacted versions of HP Operations Manager for Unix/Solaris/Linux.

  • For v9.1x – Upgrade to HP OM v9.2 and then apply 9.21.130 patch.

  • For v9.2x - Apply 9.21.130 patch.

Please download the HP OM 9.21.130 patch from the following location:

Version:1 (rev.1) - 25 July 2016 - Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 11 August 2016 - Changed the product version and resolution section

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
GN = HP General Software
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PV = ProCurve
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