[security bulletin] HPSBHF03431 rev.1 - HPE Network Switches, local Bypass of Security Restrictions, Indirect Vulnerabilities

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Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBHF03431 rev.1 - HPE Network Switches, local Bypass of Security Restrictions, Indirect Vulnerabilities

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HPSBHF03431 rev.1 - HPE Network Switches, local Bypass of Security
Restrictions, Indirect Vulnerabilities

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.

Release Date: 2015-12-11
Last Updated: 2015-12-11

Potential Security Impact: Bypass Security Restrictions, Indirect

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Product Security Response Team

Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HPE Network
Switches. The vulnerabilities could be exploited locally to allow bypass of
security restrictions, and indirect vulnerabilities.



SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HPE Network Switches running v15.16.xxxx
HPE Network Switches running v15.17.xxxx

Note: see the resolution section for a list of impacted switch model numbers


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2015-6859    (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)       4.3
CVE-2015-6860    (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)       7.2
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HPE has made the following software update available to resolve the

HPE Network Switch software v15.18.0007

Impacted switch model numbers:

J8692A HP 3500-24G-PoE yl Switch
J8693A HP 3500-48G-PoE yl Switch
J9310A HP 3500-24G-PoE+ yl Switch
J9311A HP 3500-48G-PoE+ yl Switch
J9470A HP 3500-24 Switch
J9471A HP 3500-24-PoE Switch
J9472A HP 3500-48 Switch
J9473A HP 3500-48-PoE Switch
J8697A HP E5406 zl Switch Chassis
J8699A HP 5406-48G zl Switch
J9447A HP 5406-44G-PoE+-4SFP zl Switch
J9533A HP 5406-44G-PoE+-2XG v2 zl Swch w Pm SW
J9539A HP 5406-44G-PoE+-4G v2 zl Swch w Prm SW
J9642A HP 5406 zl Switch with Premium Software
J9866A HP 5406 8p10GT 8p10GE Swch and Psw
J8698A HP E5412 zl Switch Chassis
J8700A HP 5412-96G zl Switch
J9448A HP 5412-92G-PoE+-4SFP zl Switch
J9532A HP 5412-92G-PoE+-2XG v2 zl Swch w Pm SW
J9540A HP 5412-92G-PoE+-4G v2 zl Swch w Prm SW
J9643A HP 5412 zl Switch with Premium Software
J8992A HP 6200-24G-mGBIC yl Switch
J9263A HP E6600-24G Switch
J9264A HP 6600-24G-4XG Switch
J9265A HP 6600-24XG Switch
J9451A HP E6600-48G Switch
J9452A HP 6600-48G-4XG Switch
J9475A HP E8206 zl Switch Base System
J9638A HP 8206-44G-PoE+-2XG v2 zl Swch w Pm SW
J9640A HP 8206 zl Switch w/Premium Software
J8715A ProCurve Switch 8212zl Base System
J8715B HP E8212 zl Switch Base System
J9091A ProCurve Switch 8212zl Chassis and Fan Tray
J9639A HP 8212-92G-PoE+-2XG v2 zl Swch w Pm SW
J9641A HP 8212 zl Switch with Premium SW
J9573A HP 3800-24G-PoE+-2SFP+ Switch
J9574A HP 3800-48G-PoE+-4SFP+ Switch
J9575A HP 3800-24G-2SFP+ Switch
J9576A HP 3800-48G-4SFP+ Switch
J9584A HP 3800-24SFP-2SFP+ Switch
J9585A HP 3800-24G-2XG Switch
J9586A HP 3800-48G-4XG Switch
J9587A HP 3800-24G-PoE+-2XG Switch
J9588A HP 3800-48G-PoE+-4XG Switch
J9821A HP 5406R zl2 Switch
J9822A HP 5412R zl2 Switch
J9823A HP 5406R-Gig-T-PoE+/SFP+ v2 zl2 Swch
J9824A HP 5406R-Gig-T-PoE+/SFP v2 zl2 Swch
J9825A HP 5412R-Gig-T-PoE+/SFP+ v2 zl2 Swch
J9826A HP 5412R-Gig-T-PoE+/SFP v2 zl2 Swch
J9850A HP 5406R zl2 Switch
J9851A HP 5412R zl2 Switch
J9868A HP 5406R-8XGT/8SFP+ v2 zl2 Swch

Version:1 (rev.1) - 10 November 2015 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be
installed on systems running Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) software
products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management

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3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HPE General Software
HF = HPE Hardware and Firmware
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PV = ProCurve
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