[security bulletin] HPSBHF03431 rev.3 - HPE Network Switches, local Bypass of Security Restrictions, Indirect Vulnerabilities

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c04920918
Version: 3

HPSBHF03431 rev.3 - 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: 2016-04-01

Potential Security Impact: Remote Bypass Security Restrictions, Indirect
Vulnerabilities

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
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.

Note: Versions 15.16.xxxx and 15.17.xxxx were incorrectly identified as
vulnerable, the only affected versions are KB.15.18.0006 & KB.15.18.0007.

References:

CVE-2015-6859
CVE-2015-6860
PSRT102924

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HPE Aruba Network Switches Firmware Version KB.15.18.0006, Firmware Version
KB.15.18.0007

BACKGROUND

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

RESOLUTION

HPE has made the following software update available to resolve the
vulnerability.

HPE Network Switch software KB.15.18.0008
HPE Network Switch software KB.16.01.0004

Impacted switch model numbers:

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

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 10 November 2015 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 5 February 2016 Revised impacted software, impacted
hardware products and resolution
Version:3 (rev.3) - 1 April 2016 Revised resolution

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
policy.

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Bulletin, contact normal HPE Services support channel. For other issues about
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the title by the two characters following HPSB.

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

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