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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPSBGN03555 rev.1 - HPE Vertica Analytics, Management Console, Remote
Disclosure of Sensitive information, Execution of Arbitrary
Code with Root Privileges
18 April 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HPE Vertica Analytics Management Console
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Root Compromise -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-2002
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UPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c05085303
HPSBGN03555 rev.1 - HPE Vertica Analytics, Management Console, Remote
Disclosure of Sensitive information, Execution of Arbitrary Code with
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2016-04-15
Last Updated: 2016-04-15
Potential Security Impact: Remote Disclosure of Sensitive Information,
Execution of Arbitrary Code With Root Privileges
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HPE Vertica
Analytics Management Console. The vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited
resulting in disclosure of sensitive information or execution of arbitrary
code with root privileges.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Vertica Analytics Platform Management Console v126.96.36.199, v7.1.2,
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CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2016-2002 (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
Hewlett Packard Enterprise thanks Agix working with Trend Micro's Zero
Day Initiative (ZDI) for reporting this issue to email@example.com
HPE has released the following software updates to resolve the
vulnerabilities for HPE Vertica Management Console.
Vertica v7.0.1 - upgrade to v188.8.131.52 or later
Vertica v7.1.1 - upgrade to v7.1.2-12 or later
Vertica v7.2.1 - upgrade to v7.2.2-1 or later
Update to the latest VM image available at:
https://my.vertica.com Non-HP site
For customers using the AMI version of the HPE Vertica Analytics
platform, please install the latest image available at Amazon
Version:1 (rev.1) - 15 April 2016 Initial release
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