Operating System:

[Cisco]

Published:

19 November 2009

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2009.1545
         SSRT080138 rev.1 - Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020/3120,
                      Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
                             19 November 2009

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:          Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020/3120
Publisher:        Hewlett-Packard
Operating System: Cisco
Impact/Access:    Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                  Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2008-4609  

Reference:        ESB-2009.1270

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c01923093
Version: 1

HPSBMI02473 SSRT080138 rev.1 - Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020/3120, Remote 
Denial of Service (DoS)

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon 
as possible.

Release Date: 2009-11-17
Last Updated: 2009-11-17

Potential Security Impact: Remote execution of arbitrary code, Denial of 
Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential vulnerability has been identified with the Cisco Catalyst Blade 
Switch 3020/3021. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to create a 
Denial of Service (DoS).

References: CVE-2008-4609, Cisco Security Advisory: TCP State Manipulation 
Denial of Service Vulnerabilities in Multiple Cisco 
Products(cisco-sa-20090908-tcp24)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020 for c-Class BladeSystem running firmware 
earlier than v12.2(50)
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3120G and Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3120X for HP 
running firmware earlier than v12.2(50)

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
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  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2008-4609    (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)       7.1
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             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has provided firmware updates to resolve this vulnerability.

Product
 Firmware Version

Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3020 for c-Class BladeSystem
 12.2(50) SE1 or subsequent

Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3120G and Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3120X for HP
 12.2(50) SE1 or subsequent

To Locate the Firmware Update

Browse to http://www.hp.com and do the following:

Select "Support & Drivers"
In Step 1 select "Download drivers and software (and firmware)"
In Step 2 enter "Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch"
Click on "Go"
Select the desired product
Select the desired Windows operating system
Click on "Firmware - Blade Infrastructure"

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
None

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 17 November 2009 Initial release

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