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HPSBHF03675 rev.1 - HPE Integrated Lights-Out 3 and 4 (iLO 3, iLO 4), Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)


Document ID: c05337025

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HPSBHF03675 rev.1 - HPE Integrated Lights-Out 3 and 4 (iLO 3, iLO 4), Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-11-18

Last Updated: 2016-11-18

Potential Security Impact: Remote: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability was addressed by HPE Integrated Lights-Out 3 and 4. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to allow Cross-Site Scripting (XSS).

References: CVE-2016-4406 - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • HPE Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3) all version prior to v1.88
  • HPE Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) all versions prior to v2.44


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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise thanks Nicodemo @nijagaw Gawronski of Sec-1 Ltd. for reporting this vulnerability to


HPE has made the following firmware updates available to resolve the vulnerability in iLO 3 and iLO 4:

  • For iLO3, please upgrade to firmware v1.88
  • For iLO4, please upgrade to firmware v2.44

The firmware updates are available at the following location:

Version:1 (rev.1) - 18 November 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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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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