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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HP Remote Device Access: Virtual Customer Access System (vCAS) running
lighttpd, Remote Disclosure of Information and other Vulnerabilities
12 November 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Remote Device Access: Virtual Customer Access System (vCAS)
Operating System: HP-UX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Increased Privileges -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Reduced Security -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-3566 CVE-2014-2324 CVE-2014-2323
CVE-2013-4560 CVE-2013-4559 CVE-2013-4508
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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:
SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04501215
HPSBGN03191 rev.1 - HP Remote Device Access: Virtual Customer Access System
(vCAS) running lighttpd, Remote Disclosure of Information and other
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2014-11-11
Last Updated: 2014-11-11
Potential Security Impact: Remote disclosure of information, elevation of
privileges, Denial of Service (DoS), SQL injection
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP Remote
Device Access: Virtual Customer Access System (vCAS) running lighttpd. These
vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely resulting in disclosure of
information, elevation of privilege, SQL iinjection, or to create a Denial of
These vulnerabilities include the SSLv3 vulnerability known as "Padding
Oracle on Downgraded Legacy Encryption" also known as "Poodle", which could
be exploited remotely to allow disclosure of information. SSLv3 is enabled by
default in the lighttpd based vCAS Web Server.
CVE-2012-5533 Remote Disclosure of Information
CVE-2013-4508 Remote Disclosure of Information
CVE-2013-4559 Remote Elevation of Privileges
CVE-2013-4560 Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
CVE-2014-2323 Remote SQL Injection
CVE-2014-2324 Remote Disclosure of Information
CVE-2014-3566 Remote Disclosure of Information
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
All vCAS versions prior to 14.10-38402
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2012-5533 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2013-4508 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 5.8
CVE-2013-4559 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 7.6
CVE-2013-4560 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 2.6
CVE-2014-2323 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 7.5
CVE-2014-2324 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 5.0
CVE-2014-3566 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has made the following updates available to resolve the vulnerability in
HP Remote Device Access: Virtual Customer Access System (vCAS) running
Customers should upgrade their vCAS systems using the web UI or the
There are also new VirtualBox and VMware ESX images available:
- VMware ESX/ESXi image:
- VirtualBox image:
- HP recommends to not power-down or disconnect the vCAS until the
update is available.
- The vCAS pulls down the latest updates from HP by using Ubuntus
- HP does not push updates out on to the vCAS so customers will have to
be proactive and install the latest updates.
Download updates by using a web browser:
1. Connect to the vCAS and login as hp-admin
2. Go to Tools -> Software Updates
3. Under "Manual Actions" select Check now and then upgrade now
See HP Remote Device Access vCAS User Guide, Chapter 4, Software Updates
for more details:
Upgrade the vCAS to 14.10-38402.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 11 November 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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NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX
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