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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
SSRT100592 rev.2 - HP ProLiant SL Advanced Power Manager
(SL-APM), Remote User Validation Failure
7 November 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP ProLiant SL Advanced Power Manager
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2011-2405
Revision History: November 7 2012: Updated firmware download URL
August 11 2011: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c02950841
HPSBHF02699 SSRT100592 rev.2 - HP ProLiant SL Advanced Power Manager
(SL-APM), Remote User Validation Failure
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2012-11-05
Last Updated: 2012-11-05
Potential Security Impact: Remote user validation failure
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP ProLiant SL
Advanced Power Manager (SL-APM). The vulnerability can be remotely exploited
to incorrectly validate a user.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP ProLiant SL Advanced Power Manager (SL-APM) - SL-APM with Firmware Version
v1.10 or v1.11 provides power management capabilities for the following HP
ProLiant SL Scalable Systems:
HP ProLiant s6500 Scalable System Chassis
HP ProLiant SL160s G6 Server series
HP ProLiant SL160z G6 Server series
HP ProLiant SL165s G7 Server series
HP ProLiant SL165z G6 Server series
HP ProLiant SL165z G7 Server series
HP ProLiant SL170s Server series
HP ProLiant SL170z G6 Server series
HP ProLiant SL2x170z G6 Server series
HP ProLiant SL335s G7 Server series
HP ProLiant SL390s G7 Server series
HP SL Advanced Power Manager Controller
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2011-2405 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) 7.8
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has made HP ProLiant SL Advanced Power Manager (SL-APM) Firmware Version
v1.20 or subsequent available to resolve the vulnerability. The firmware
update is available here: http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/p
Version:1 (rev.1) - 9 August 2011 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 5 November 2012 Updated firmware download URL
Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be
installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in
accordance with the customer's patch management policy.
Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security
Bulletin, contact normal HP Services support channel. For other issues about
the content of this Security Bulletin, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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the title by the two characters following HPSB.
3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
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