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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBGN03424 rev.1 - HP Cloud Service Automation, Remote
2 October 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP Cloud Service Automation
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-1793
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04822825
HPSBGN03424 rev.1 - HP Cloud Service Automation, Remote Authentication Bypass
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2015-09-30
Last Updated: 2015-09-30
Potential Security Impact: Remote authentication bypass
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability was been identified in HP Cloud Service
Automation version v4.5. The vulnerability could be exploited to allow remote
Note: HP C.A. contains a version of Node.js, that when used in FIPS mode is
affected by Alternative Chains Certificate Forgery Vulnerability
(CVE-2015-1793). The vulnerability may allow remote attacker to spoof a
Certification Authority role and trigger unintended certificate verification.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Cloud Service Automation (CSA) v4.5
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2015-1793 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 6.4
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has provided HP Cloud Service Automation (HP CSA) v4.5 patch 1. The patch
is available from HP Software Support Online portal (HP SSO).
Note: This patch includes Node.js for FIPS mode that includes the newer
version of OpenSSL (1.0.2d) which addresses the vulnerability.
The patch can be downloaded from HP Software Support Online: https://software
Bulletin Applicability: This security bulletin applies to each OpenSSL
component that is embedded within the HP products listed in the security
bulletin. The bulletin does not apply to any other 3rd party application
(e.g. operating system, web server, or application server) that may be
required to be installed by the customer according instructions in the
product install guide.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 30 September 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.
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PV = ProCurve
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