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HPESBHF03944 rev.1 - HPE HP2910al-48G switches, local Arbitrary Command Execution


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HPESBHF03944 rev.1 - HPE HP2910al-48G switches, local Arbitrary Command Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2019-07-26

Last Updated: 2019-07-27

Potential Security Impact: Local: Arbitrary Command Execution

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP2910al-48G version W.15.14.0016. The attack exploits an xss injection by setting the attack vector in one of the switch persistent configuration fields (management URL, location, contact). But admin privileges are required to configure these fields thereby reducing the likelihood of exploit.

References: CVE-2019-5401

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP 2910-48G al Switch W.15.14.0016


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 Aruba has provided firmware updates to resolve the vulnerability in HP 2910-48g al Switch

  • Pease update to W.15.14.0017

Version:1 (rev.1) - 26 July 2019 Initial release

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