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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
HPE HP2910al-48G switches, local Arbitrary Command Execution
9 August 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP2910al-48G switches
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2019-5401
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Document ID: hpesbhf03944en_us
HPESBHF03944 rev.1 - HPE HP2910al-48G switches, local Arbitrary Command
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2019-07-26
Last Updated: 2019-07-27
Potential Security Impact: Local: Arbitrary Command Execution
Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP2910al-48G version
W.15.14.0016. The attack exploits an xss injection by setting the attack vector
in one of the switch persistent configuration fields (management URL, location,
contact). But admin privileges are required to configure these fields thereby
reducing the likelihood of exploit.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP 2910-48G al Switch W.15.14.0016
CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference V3 Vector Base V2 Vector Base
CVE-2019-5401 PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L 6.3 Au:S/C:P/I:P/ 4.1
Information on CVSS is documented in HPE Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HPE Aruba has provided firmware updates to resolve the vulnerability in HP
2910-48g al Switch
* Pease update to W.15.14.0017
Version:1 (rev.1) - 26 July 2019 Initial release
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