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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBMU03083 rev.1 - HP BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect Firmware running
OpenSSL, Remote Unauthorized Access or Disclosure of Information
4 September 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP BladeSystem c-Class
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0224
Revision History: September 4 2014: Added note for Virtual Connect 3.61 and 4.01
August 5 2014: Initial Release
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04392919
HPSBMU03083 rev.2 - HP BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect Firmware running
OpenSSL, Remote Unauthorized Access or Disclosure of Information
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Last Updated: 2014-08-28
Potential Security Impact: Remote unauthorized access or disclosure of
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP BladeSystem
c-Class Virtual Connect Firmware running OpenSSL. This vulnerability could be
exploited remotely resulting in unauthorized access or disclosure of
References: CVE-2014-0224, SSRT101656
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect Firmware prior to v4.30.
For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to:
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided an updated version of the HP BladeSystem c-Class Virtual
Connect Firmware to address this vulnerability.
HP BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect Firmware v4.30 is available at the
following download location:
NOTE: The Virtual Connect Manager software is an OpenSSL client when it
communicates with Onboard Administrator, Virtual Connect Fiber Channel
modules, and LDAP servers. There is no plan to update either Virtual Connect
v3.61 or v4.01. Neither of these products have a vulnerable OpenSSL server.
They are vulnerable to CVE-2014-0224 as OpenSSL clients. Please ensure that
all LDAP servers with which these products communicate are secure and that the
latest version of Onboard Administrator is installed. The Virtual Connect
Fiber Channel module does not have a vulnerable OpenSSL server.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 1 August 2014 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 29 August 2014 Added note for Virtual Connect 3.61 and
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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