(HP Issues Fix for HPE BladeSystem) Solaris Secure Shell CBC Mode Error Handling May Let Certain Remote Users Obtain Plain Text in Certain Cases
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1036027|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1036027
(Links to External Site)
Date: Jun 3 2016
Disclosure of user information|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
Version(s): c-Class Virtual Connect 3.62 - 4.21, 4.30 - 4.45|
A vulnerability was reported in Solaris Secure Shell (SSH). A remote user with control of the network can obtain portions of plain text in certain cases. HPE BladeSystem is affected.|
A remote user with control of the network between the client and the server can inject connection errors and monitor the SSH error handling response to recover up to 32 bits of plain text from an SSH-protected connection.
The attack process will terminate the SSH connection.
CBC mode connections are affected.
CTR mode connections are not affected.
Martin Albrecht, Kenny Paterson and Gaven Watson from the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London reported this vulnerability via the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI).
The original advisory is available at:
A remote user with control of the network can obtain portions of plain text in certain cases.|
HP has issued a fix for HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) (4.50).|
The HP advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05157667 (Links to External Site)
This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBMU03607 rev.1 - HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information, Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c05157667
HPSBMU03607 rev.1 - HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware,
Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information, Cross-Site Request
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Last Updated: 2016-06-01
Potential Security Impact: Remote Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF), Denial
of Service (DoS), Disclosure of Information
Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Product Security Response Team
Multiple potential security vulnerabilities have been identified in HPE
BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) firmware. These vulnerabilities
The SSLv3 vulnerability known as "Padding Oracle on Downgraded Legacy
Encryption" also known as "POODLE", which could be exploited remotely
resulting in disclosure of information.
The Cross-protocol Attack on TLS using SSLv2 also known as "DROWN", which
could be exploited remotely resulting in disclosure of information.
Additional OpenSSL and OpenSSH vulnerabilities which could be remotely
exploited resulting in Denial of Service (DoS), disclosure of information, or
Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF).
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
The following firmware versions of Virtual Connect (VC) are impacted:
HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware 4.30 through VC 4.45
HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware 3.62 through VC 4.21
Note: Firmware versions 3.62 through 4.21 are not impacted by CVE-2016-0800,
CVE-2015-3194, CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2015-0705, CVE-2016-0799, and
The following products run the impacted versions of Virtual Connect (VC)
HPE VC Flex-10 10Gb Enet Module
HPE Virtual Connect Flex-10/10D Module for c-Class BladeSystem
HPE Virtual Connect FlexFabric 10Gb/24-port Module for c-Class BladeSystem
HPE Virtual Connect FlexFabric-20/40 F8 Module for c-Class BladeSystem
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2016-0800 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2015-1789 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 4.3
CVE-2015-1791 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
CVE-2015-3194 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2014-3566 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 4.3
CVE-2008-5161 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 2.6
CVE-2015-0705 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
CVE-2016-0799 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
CVE-2016-2842 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
CVE-2015-5600 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C) 8.5
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HPE has provided an updated version of the BladeSystem c-Class Virtual
Connect (VC) firmware to address these vulnerabilities.
HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect (VC) Firmware v4.50
The update can be downloaded from: http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public
Version:1 (rev.1) - 1 June 2016 Initial release
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