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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBMU03017 rev.1 - HP Software Connect-IT running OpenSSL,
Remote Disclosure of Information
28 April 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Software Connect-IT
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0160
Revision History: April 28 2014: Added links to Windows and Linux patches
April 23 2014: Initial Release
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Document ID: c04260456
HPSBMU03017 rev.2 - HP Software Connect-IT running OpenSSL, Remote Disclosure
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2014-04-21
Last Updated: 2014-04-25
Potential Security Impact: Remote disclosure of information
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Software
Connect-IT running OpenSSL. The Heartbleed vulnerability was detected in
specific OpenSSL versions. OpenSSL is a 3rd party product that is embedded
with some of HP Software products. This bulletin objective is to notify HP
Software customers about products affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability.
Note: The Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) is a vulnerability found
in the OpenSSL product cryptographic software library product. This weakness
potentially allows disclosure of information protected, under normal
conditions, by the SSL/TLS protocol. The impacted products appear in the list
below are vulnerable due to embedding OpenSSL standard release software.
References: CVE-2014-0160 (SSRT101528)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Connect-IT 9.52 (including all patches), 9.53 (including all patches)
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2014-0160 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 5.0
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has made the following software updates available for HP Software
HP Software Connect-IT for Windows:
HP Software Connect-IT for Linux:
HP recommends following Connect-IT guidelines including the following action
Revocation of the old key pairs that were just superseded
Changing potentially affected passwords
Invalidating all session keys and cookies
This bulletin applies to each OpenSSL component that is embedded within the
HP products listed in the security bulletin. The bulletin does not apply to
any other 3rd party application (e.g. operating system, web server, or
application server) that may be required to be installed by the customer
according instructions in the product install guide.
To learn more about HP Software Incident Response, please visit http://www8.h
Software updates are available from HP Software Support Online at
Version:1 (rev.1) - 21 April 2014 - Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 25 April 2014 - Added links to Windows and Linux patches
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 email@example.com.
Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported
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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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