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HPESBNS03910 rev.2 - HPE NonStop Safeguard, Local Disclosure of Sensitive Information


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HPESBNS03910 rev.2 - HPE NonStop Safeguard, Local Disclosure of Sensitive Information
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2019-03-14

Last Updated: 2019-03-15

Potential Security Impact: Local: Disclosure of Sensitive Information

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


Some commands in NonStop Safeguard and NonStop Standard Security software require username and password to be passed as command line parameters, which may lead to a local disclosure of the credentials.

  • CVE-2018-7119
  • NonStop Support Note S18025

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • SAFEGUARD All prior versions before SPR T9750L01^AIC or T9750H05^AIH, and later versions when the PASSWORD-PROMPT configuration attribute is not set to BLIND; all versions on H-series.
  • STDSEC-STANDARD SECURITY PROD All prior versions before T6533L01^ADU or T6533H05^ADW, and later versions when the PASSWORD-PROMPT configuration attribute is not set to BLIND; all versions on H-series.


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


Install the appropriate SPRs as shown below, based on your release version:

L-series: T9750L01^AIC (SAFEGUARD) - already available T6533L01^ADU (STDSEC-STANDARD SECURITY PROD) - already available

J-series: T9750H05^AIH (SAFEGUARD) - will be available in next J-series RVU T6533H05^ADW (STDSEC-STANDARD SECURITY PROD) - will be available in next J-series RVU

H-series: No fix is planned.

Note: Read and follow the instructions provided in SUPPORT NOTE S18025 prior to the installation of the above SPRs.

  • Version:1 (rev.1) - 14 March 2019 Initial release
  • Version:2 (rev.2) - 19 March 2019 Corrected the impacted product information.

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

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