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HPESBMU03701 rev.1 - HPE Smart Storage Administrator, Remote Arbitrary Code Execution

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c05382349

Version: 1

HPESBMU03701 rev.1 - HPE Smart Storage Administrator, Remote Arbitrary Code Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2017-01-30

Last Updated: 2017-01-30


Potential Security Impact: Remote: Arbitrary Code Execution

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential vulnerability has been identified in HPE Smart Storage Administrator. The vulnerability could remotely be exploited to allow execution of arbitrary code.

References: CVE-2016-8523

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP Smart Storage Administrator before v2.60.18.0

BACKGROUND

CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference
V3 Vector
V3 Base Score
V2 Vector
V2 Base Score
CVE-2016-8523
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
8.0
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
9.0
Information on CVSS is documented in HPE Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

Acknowledgement: The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Nicolas Mattiocco for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hpe.com.

RESOLUTION

HPE has provided the following update to resolve the vulnerability:

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 30 January 2017 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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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
UX = HP-UX

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