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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBOV03318 rev.1 - HP SSL for OpenVMS, Remote Denial of
Service (DoS) and other Vulnerabilities
14 April 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP SSL
Operating System: OpenVMS
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-0204 CVE-2014-8275 CVE-2014-3572
CVE-2014-3571 CVE-2014-3570 CVE-2014-3569
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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:
SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04635715
HPSBOV03318 rev.1 - HP SSL for OpenVMS, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2015-04-13
Last Updated: 2015-04-13
Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and other
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP SSL for
OpenVMS. These vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to create a remote
Denial of Service (DoS) and other vulnerabilities.
CVE-2014-8275 Cryptographic Issues (CWE-310)
CVE-2014-3569 Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
CVE-2014-3570 Cryptographic Issues (CWE-310)
CVE-2014-3571 Remote Denial of Service (DoS)
CVE-2014-3572 Cryptographic Issues (CWE-310)
CVE-2015-0204 Cryptographic Issues (CWE-310)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP SSL for OpenVMS: All versions prior to 1.4-502.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2014-3569 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2014-3570 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 5.0
CVE-2014-3571 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 5.0
CVE-2014-3572 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 5.0
CVE-2014-8275 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 5.0
CVE-2015-0204 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) 5.0
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided the following software updates to resolve the vulnerabilities
for HP SSL for OpenVMS.
HP SSL 1.4-502 for OpenVMS (based on OpenSSL 0.9.8ze) is available from the
- HP SSL for OpenVMS website:
- HP Support Center website:
Note: Login using your HP Passport account.
Search for the appropriate Patch Kit from the following table:
HP SSL for OpenVMS Version
Patch Kit Name
Alpha OpenVMS V8.3 and V8.4
ITANIUM OpenVMS V8.3, V8.3-1H1, and V8.4
Version:1 (rev.1) - 13 April 2015 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in
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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