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HPESBST03882 rev.1 - HPE Command View Advance Edition (CVAE) using JDK, Local and Remote Authentication Bypass


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HPESBST03882 rev.1 - HPE Command View Advance Edition (CVAE) using JDK, Local and Remote Authentication Bypass
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2018-09-20

Last Updated: 2018-09-20

Potential Security Impact: Local: Authentication Bypass; Remote: Authentication Bypass

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


HPE has found multiple vulnerabilities in all current Command View Advanced Edition (CVAE) products using JDK. The vulnerabilities could be exploited to allow local and remote authentication bypass.

Products impacted include all versions of:

  • Device Manager (DevMgr)
  • Tiered Storage Manager (TSMgr)
  • Replication Manager (RepMgr)
  • Tuning Manager (TunMgr)
  • Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager (HDLM)
  • Hitachi Global Link Manager (HGLM)
  • Automation Director (AutoDir)
  • Configuration Manager (CM)
  • CVE-2018-2940
  • CVE-2018-2952
  • CVE-2018-2973

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HPE XP7 Command View Advanced Edition Suite all


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


These vulnerabilities will be resolved in a future version of the CVAE products


  • Change the JDK used by CVAE products to the Oracle JDK (8u181 or later).

  • Note: For details about preconditions and procedures, see the "Hewlett Packard Enterprise XP7 Command View Advanced Edition Installation and Configuration Guide" at this link as well as related documents, or contact the HPE support center.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 September 2018 Initial release

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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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