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              ESB-2004.0367 -- HP Security Bulletin SSRT4724
  HP integrated Lights Out (iLO) Denial of Service (DoS) using port zero
                                26 May 2004


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:                Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) Firmware
Publisher:              Hewlett-Packard
Platform:               ProLiant Server
Impact:                 Denial of Service

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SSRT4724 - HP integrated Lights Out (iLO) Denial of Service (DoS)
                 using port zero

NOTICE:   There are no restrictions for distribution of this
Bulletin provided that it remains complete and intact.
The information in this Security bulletin should be acted
upon as soon as possible.

INITIAL RELEASE:   24 May 2004





Use Of TCP/IP Reserved Port Zero Causes Integrated Lights-Out
(iLO) To Stop Responding. LAN management products that use
port zero when accessing an Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) in a
ProLiant server will cause iLO to become unresponsive. Port
zero is specified as a reserved port by the Internet
Engineering Task Force (IETF) and should not be used.

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*:  ONLY impacted versions are listed.
iLO Firmware V1.10 or Later up to, but not including, V1.55.

This problem affects any LAN management product that uses port
zero when accessing iLO in a ProLiant server.  An updated
listing of ProLiant servers with iLO is available at the following


   iLO Firmware
   action: install revision V1.55 or subsequent


Although HP recommends that port zero not be used (as it is
specified as a reserved port by the Internet Engineering Task
Force), if it is necessary to use port zero, upgrade the iLO
firmware. iLO Firmware Version 1.55 allows the use of port
zero without causing iLO to become unresponsive. iLO
Firmware Version 1.55 is available at the following URL:

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