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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2006.0922 -- [Proliant server]
HP Integrated Lights Out (iLO & iLO 2) Running SSH Key Based
Authentication Remote Unauthorized Access
18 December 2006
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: iLO 2 firmware v 1.00 through v 1.11 running on
iLO firmware revisions v 1.70 through v 1.87 running
on Proliant servers
Impact: Inappropriate Access
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c00800677
HPSBMA02173 SSRT061230 rev. 1 - HP Integrated Lights Out (iLO & iLO 2) Running SSH Key Based Authentication Remote Unauthorized Access
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.
Release Date: 2006-12-12
Last Updated: 2006-12-11
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP Integrated Lights Out (iLO & iLO 2) used on Proliant servers when using SSH key based authentication. The vulnerability can be remotely exploited to gain unauthorized access.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
iLO firmware revisions v 1.70 through v 1.87 running on Proliant servers
iLO 2 firmware v 1.00 through v 1.11 running on Proliant servers
The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Peter Palfrader of the Debian Project for reporting this vulnerability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HP has provided iLO firmware v1.88 and iLO 2 firmware v1.20 to resolve this issue.
The latest iLO and iLO 2 firmware are available for download from this web page by selecting the "model or processor" and "operating system":
This resolution will also be included in subsequent firmware revisions.
PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Version:1 (rev.1) - 12 December 2006 Initial release
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