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HPESBHF03765 rev.1 - HPE ConvergedSystem 700 Solution with Comware v7 Switches using OpenSSL, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and Disclosure of Sensitive Information


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HPESBHF03765 rev.1 - HPE ConvergedSystem 700 Solution with Comware v7 Switches using OpenSSL, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and Disclosure of Sensitive Information
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2017-07-21

Last Updated: 2017-07-20

Potential Security Impact: Remote: Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Sensitive Information

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


Potential security vulnerabilities in OpenSSL have been addressed in HPE Network Products including Comware v7 that is applicable for ConvergedSystem 700 solutions. The vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited resulting in Denial of Service (DoS) or disclosure of sensitive information.

  • CVE-2016-2105 - openssl
  • CVE-2016-2106 - openssl
  • CVE-2016-2107 - openssl
  • CVE-2016-2108 - openssl
  • CVE-2016-2109 - openssl
  • CVE-2016-2176 - openssl

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • HP ConvergedSystem 700 for Virtualization 1.0
  • HP ConvergedSystem 700 for Virtualization 1.1 1.1
  • HP ConvergedSystem 700 Virtualization 2.0 Foundation Kit 2.0
  • HP ConvergedSystem 700 Virtualization 2.0 VMware Kit 2.0
  • HP ConvergedSystem 700x 1.0
  • HP ConvergedSystem 700x for Microsoft Solution Kit 1.0
  • HP ConvergedSystem 700x v1.1 Microsoft Kit 1.1
  • HP ConvergedSystem 700x v1.1 VMware Kit 1.1


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 recommends upgrading your network switches to Comware v7 Version R2422P02 which is part of the HPE ConvergedSystem 700 Solution as listed below:

  • CS700/CS700x 1.0 and 1.1 solution:

    • HPN 5900 Switch (JG510A/JH038A) (JC772A/JG554A) (JG296A)
  • CS700 2.0 solution:

    • HPE FlexFabric 5930 Switch 4slot (JH179A/JH188A) 2slot+2QSFP+ (JH178A/JH187A)
  • HPE has provided the following Customer Notice that includes links to documentation to assist you in maintaining your HPE ConvergedSystem 700 solution:

Note: Please contact HPE Technical Support if any assistance is needed acquiring the software updates.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 July 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.

Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security Bulletin, contact normal HPE Services support channel. For other issues about the content of this Security Bulletin, send e-mail to

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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

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