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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   HPE ProCurve Switch Vendors:   HPE
HP ProCurve 2626 and 2650 Switch Grant Unauthorized Access to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024293
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2707   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 6 2010
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2626 and 2650 Series (certain models); Releases prior to H.10.80
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP ProCurve 2626 and 2650 Switches. A remote user can gain access to the target system.

No details were provided.

Versions prior to H.10.80 on the following models are affected:

J8165A ProCurve Switch 2650-PWR
J4899A, J4899B, and J4899C ProCurve Switch 2650
J8164A ProCurve Switch 2626-PWR
J4900A, J4900B, and J4900C ProCurve Switch 2626

Impact:   A remote user can gain unauthorized access on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (H.10.80).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [security bulletin] HPSBGN02560 SSRT100193 rev.1 - HP ProCurve 2626 and 2650 Switches, Remote Unauthorized Access

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Document ID: c02436047
Version: 1

HPSBGN02560 SSRT100193 rev.1 - HP ProCurve 2626 and 2650 Switches, Remote Unauthorized Access

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2010-08-04
Last Updated: 2010-08-04

Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in ProCurve 2626 and 2650 Switches. The vulnerability could result in remote unauthorized access.

References: CVE-2010-2707, HP PR#15972

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
J8165A ProCurve Switch 2650-PWR
J4899A, J4899B, and J4899C ProCurve Switch 2650
J8164A ProCurve Switch 2626-PWR
J4900A, J4900B, and J4900C ProCurve Switch 2626

Released versions prior to H.10.80


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2010-2707    (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)       7.5
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has made the following software update available to resolve this vulnerability.

Product Version: H.10.80 or later.

The updates are available from the following location:


Version: 1 (rev.1) 4 August 2010 Initial release.

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System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.

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