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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBST03038 rev.1 - HP H-series Fibre Channel Switches,
Remote Disclosure of Information
12 May 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP H-series Fibre Channel Switches
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-2603
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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:
SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04277407
HPSBST03038 rev.1 - HP H-series Fibre Channel Switches, Remote Disclosure of
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2014-05-09
Last Updated: 2014-05-09
Potential Security Impact: Remote disclosure of information
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with certain HP
H-series Fibre Channel Switches. This vulnerability could be exploited
remotely to disclose information.
References: CVE-2014-2603, SSRT101555
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
All firmware prior to version v8.0.14.08.00 on the following HP H-series
Fibre Channel Switches
Impacted product model running firmware earlier than v8.0.14.08.00
HP product name
HP 8/20q Fibre Channel Switch (8 switch ports active)
HP 8/20q Fibre Channel Switch (16 switch ports active)
HP 8Gb Simple SAN Connection Kit
HP SN6000 Stackable 8Gb 24-port Single Power Fibre Channel Switch
HP SN6000 Stackable 8Gb 24-port Dual Power Fibre Channel Switch
HP SN6000 Stackable 8Gb 12-port Single Power Fibre Channel Switch
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2014-2603 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:M/C:P/I:N/A:N) 1.7
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided a firmware update to resolve this issue. Follow the steps
below to obtain the firmware update.
Download the updated firmware from the following HP website:
Go to the HP Support Center home page at
In left navigation panel under DOWNLOAD OPTIONS , click Drivers, Software &
Under All HP products, click Storage
Under Storage, click Storage Networking.
Under Storage Networking, click H-series Switches.
Under H-series Switches, click H-series SAN Switches.
Under H-series SAN Switches, click your switch product.
Under your switch product, click your switch model from the list of impacted
Under operating system, click Cross operating system (BIOS, Firmware,
In the Description column of the table under Firmware, click Firmware for the
HP H-series Fibre Channel Switches for version v8.0.14.08.00 or newer/
Click Download to obtain the firmware
Version:1 (rev.1) - 9 May 2014 Initial release
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.
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Bulletin, contact normal HP Services support channel. For other issues about
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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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