(HP Issues Fix for HP Insight Control) OpenSSL SSL 3.0 Protocol Downgrade Flaw Lets Remote Users Decrypt SSL Traffic
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1032430|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1032430
(Links to External Site)
Date: May 29 2015
Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes Exploit Included: Yes |
Version(s): 7.4.0a and prior|
A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSL. A remote user can decrypt SSL sessions in certain cases. HP Insight Control is affected.|
A remote user can with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can force a client to negotiate a downgrade to SSLv3 instead of a TLS v1.x protocol and then conduct a BEAST-style of attack to decrypt portions of the session.
This protocol vulnerability is referred to as the POODLE ("Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption") vulnerability.
This is a flaw in the protocol rather than in the OpenSSL implementation.
The original advisory is available at:
Bodo Moller, Thai Duong, and Krzysztof Kotowicz reported this vulnerability.
A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can decrypt SSL sessions.|
HP has issued a fix for HP Insight Control (7.4.1).|
The HP advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04521018 (Links to External Site)
Access control error|
|Underlying OS: Linux (Any)|
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBMU03223 rev.1 - HP Insight Control server provisioning running SSLv3, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04521018
HPSBMU03223 rev.1 - HP Insight Control server provisioning running SSLv3,
Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2015-05-20
Last Updated: 2015-05-20
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), disclosure of
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Several potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP
Insight Control server provisioning running SSLv3.
These are the SSLv3 vulnerabilities known as "Padding Oracle on Downgraded
Legacy Encryption" also known as "Poodle", which could be exploited remotely
resulting in Denial of Service (DoS) or disclosure of information.
CVE-2014-3513 (Denial of Service (DoS))
CVE-2014-3566 (Remote Disclosure of Information)
CVE-2014-3567 (Denial of Service (DoS))
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Insight Control server provisioning 7.4.0a and earlier
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2014-3513 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) 7.1
CVE-2014-3566 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2014-3567 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) 7.1
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has made the HP Insight Control server provisioning 7.4.1 product updates
available to resolve the vulnerabilities in HP Insight Control server
Version:1 (rev.1) - 20 May 2015 Initial release
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