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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBHF03145 rev.1 - HP Integrity Superdome X and HP Converged System 900
for SAP HANA running Bash Shell, Remote Code Execution
21 October 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Integrity Superdome X
HP Converged System 900
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-7169 CVE-2014-6278 CVE-2014-6277
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04479505
HPSBHF03145 rev.1 - HP Integrity Superdome X and HP Converged System 900 for
SAP HANA running Bash Shell, Remote Code Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2014-10-16
Last Updated: 2014-10-16
Potential Security Impact: Remote code execution
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Integrity
Superdome X and HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA. This is the Bash Shell
vulnerability known as "Shellshock" which could be exploited remotely to
allow execution of code.
This vulnerability allows users that have been granted access to a shell
script to escalate privilege and execute unrestricted commands at the same
security level as the Bash script.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Integrity Superdome X and HP Converged System 900 for SAP HANA 5.50.12
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2014-0224 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 6.8
CVE-2014-6271 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
CVE-2014-6277 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
CVE-2014-6278 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
CVE-2014-7169 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 10.0
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has released the following firmware updates to HP Integrity Superdome X
and HP ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA 5.50.12 to resolve these
The firmware upgrade for HP Integrity Superdome X and HP Converged System 900
for SAP HANA 5.73.0 is not directly available to customers. Customers who
need to upgrade the firmware of their Superdome X or HP Converged System 900
for SAP HANA should contact HP Technical Support to obtain the firmware or
plan to schedule an onsite visit with an HP Services field service
NOTE: HP strongly recommends implementing the following security best
practices to help reduce both known and future security vulnerability risks:
Isolate the HP Superdome X or HP Converged System 900 for SAP HANA's
management network by keeping it separate from the data or production
network, and not connecting it directly to the Internet without additional
Patch and maintain Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and web
Use virus scanners, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and
vulnerability scanners regularly.
Apply all recommended HP Firmware updates.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 16 October 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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