HP Release Control TLS RC4 Algorithm Lets Remote Users Decrypt Data
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1032990|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1032990
(Links to External Site)
Date: Jul 20 2015
Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): 9.13, 9.20, 9.21, 9.21P1, and 9.21P2|
A vulnerability was reported in HP Release Control. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information communicated by target system.|
A remote user that can monitor TLS network traffic can obtain RC4 encrypted data and conduct a brute-force key guessing attack against RC4 to decrypt the data.
A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information communicated by target system.|
The vendor has provided resolution instructions, available at:|
The vendor's advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04743784 (Links to External Site)
Access control error|
|Underlying OS: Linux (Any), Windows (Any)|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBMU03377 rev.1 - HP Release Control running RC4, Remote Disclosure of Information|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04743784
HPSBMU03377 rev.1 - HP Release Control running RC4, Remote Disclosure of
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2015-07-16
Last Updated: 2015-07-16
Potential Security Impact: Remote disclosure of information
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Release
Control running RC4.
This is the SSL/TLS vulnerability known as "Bar Mitzvah" which could be
exploited remotely resulting in disclosure of information.
References: CVE-2015-2808 (SSRT102150)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Release Control v9.13, v9.20, v9.21, v9.21P1, and v9.21P2
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2015-2808 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided information at the following location to resolve the
vulnerability in HP Release Control:
Version:1 (rev.1) - 16 July 2015 Initial release
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