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HPESBHF03873 rev.1 - Certain HPE Gen10 Servers with Intel-based Processors using Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME), and Power Management Controller (PMC) Vulnerabilities

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: hpesbhf03873en_us

Version: 1

HPESBHF03873 rev.1 - Certain HPE Gen10 Servers with Intel-based Processors using Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME), and Power Management Controller (PMC) Vulnerabilities
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2018-09-17

Last Updated: 2018-09-17


Potential Security Impact: Local: Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information, Elevation of Privilege

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

Security vulnerabilities in certain HPE Products with Intel-based Processors using Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME) and Power Management Controller (PMC) could be exploited locally to allow elevation of privilege, disclosure of information, or denial of service.

References:
  • CVE-2018-3655 - CSME Assets
  • CVE-2018-3643

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE Cloudline CL2100 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE Cloudline CL2200 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE Cloudline CL3100 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE Cloudline CL4100 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen10 Server Blade - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant DL120 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant DL160 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant DL180 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant DL560 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant DL580 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant XL170r Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant XL170r Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant XL190r Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant XL190r Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant XL230k Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant XL270d Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE ProLiant XL450 Gen10 Server - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE SimpliVity 380 Gen10 Node - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE Synergy 480 Gen10 Compute Module - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)
  • HPE Synergy 660 Gen10 Compute Module - Prior to 04.00.04.393(12 Sep 2018)

BACKGROUND

CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference
V3 Vector
V3 Base Score
V2 Vector
V2 Base Score
CVE-2018-3643
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
7.4
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
7.2
CVE-2018-3655
CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:L
7.5
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:P)
6.8
Information on CVSS is documented in HPE Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HPE has provided the following software updates to resolve the vulnerabilities in certain HPE Products with Intel-based Processors using Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME) and Power Management Controller (PMC). You can download the Online Flash component for your operating system (Windows, Linux, OS independent) from HPE Support Center:

https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/home

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 17 September 2018 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 security-alert@hpe.com.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability for any HPE supported product:

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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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