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(HP Issues Fix for HP Insight Control for Windows) Windows Schannel Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031750
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-6321   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 13 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.3.2 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Schannel. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. HP Insight Control for Windows is affected.

A remote user can send specially crafted packets to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   HP has issued fix instructions for HP Insight Control.

The HP advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 11 2014 Windows Schannel Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

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Subject:  [security bulletin] HPSBGN03258 rev.1 - HP Insight Control server deployment Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment, Microsoft Schannel (Winshock) Remote Code Execution

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Document ID: c04568731
Version: 1

HPSBGN03258 rev.1 - HP Insight Control server deployment Windows Pre-boot
Execution Environment, Microsoft Schannel (Winshock) Remote Code Execution

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

Release Date: 2015-02-12
Last Updated: 2015-02-12

Potential Security Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities

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

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Insight
Control server deployment Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment that could
be exploited remotely resulting in arbitrary execution of code. This is the
vulnerability known as Winshock.

HP Insight Control server deployment uses the Windows Automated Installation
Kit 2.0 to generate the Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment service
operating system. WAIK 2.0 is vulnerable to CVE-2014-6321 (Microsoft Schannel
Remote Code Execution vulnerability). This bulletin provides instructions to
update the Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment with updates from



SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Insight Control server deployment version 7.3.2 and earlier


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2014-6321    (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)       10.0
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has provided the following instructions to resolve this vulnerability.

Follow these steps to update the Microsoft Schannel HP Insight Control server
deployment Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment:

Download the patch for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service
Pack 1 from the following location:

Instructions to modify a Windows image using DISM can be found here:

The following examples use the typical Insight Control server deployment
folder structure to update files in Windows Imaging File Format in Insight
Control server deployment server:

NOTE: The patches must be installed in the following order: KB3018238,

Mount an image:
c:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment
Server\WAIK\tools\PETools\amd64>Dism /Mount-wim /wimfile:"c:\Program Files
(x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\WAIK\tools\PETools\amd64\winpe.wim"
/index:1 /MountDir:C:\test\offline


C:\test\offline - Temp directory used to mount and update wim file
C:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\ - Directory where
Insight Control server deployment is Installed.

Add updated package
c:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment
Server\WAIK\tools\PETools\amd64>dism /image:c:\test\offline /add-package
/PackagePath:"C:\program files"\Windows6.1-KB3018238-x64.msu
/packagepath:"c:\Program Files"\Windows6.1-KB2992611-x64.msu
Unmount an image
c:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment
Server\WAIK\tools\PETools\amd64>dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:c:\test\offline
Regenerate Boot Images (WinPE) using PXE Configuration Utility
a. Open the PXE Configuration Utility on the HP Insight Control server
deployment window

b. Check the WinPE option available under Regenerate Boot Images and click on

c. Click on Save and Ok option once regeneration is done.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 12 February 2015 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be
installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in
accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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Bulletin, contact normal HP Services support channel.  For other issues about
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