[security bulletin] HPSBST03038 rev.1 - HP H-series Fibre Channel Switches, Remote Disclosure of Information

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Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBST03038 rev.1 - HP H-series Fibre Channel Switches, Remote Disclosure of Information

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HPSBST03038 rev.1 - HP H-series Fibre Channel Switches, Remote Disclosure of

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

Release Date: 2014-05-09
Last Updated: 2014-05-09

Potential Security Impact: Remote disclosure of information

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with certain HP
H-series Fibre Channel Switches. This vulnerability could be exploited
remotely to disclose information.

References: CVE-2014-2603, SSRT101555

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
All firmware prior to version v8. on the following HP H-series
Fibre Channel Switches

Impacted product model running firmware earlier than v8.
 HP product name

AQ233B, AQ233A
 HP 8/20q Fibre Channel Switch (8 switch ports active)

AK242B, AK242A
 HP 8/20q Fibre Channel Switch (16 switch ports active)

AK241B, AK241A
 HP 8Gb Simple SAN Connection Kit

AW575B, AW575A
 HP SN6000 Stackable 8Gb 24-port Single Power Fibre Channel Switch

AW576B, AW576A
 HP SN6000 Stackable 8Gb 24-port Dual Power Fibre Channel Switch

BK780B, BK780A
 HP SN6000 Stackable 8Gb 12-port Single Power Fibre Channel Switch


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2014-2603    (AV:N/AC:H/Au:M/C:P/I:N/A:N)       1.7
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has provided a firmware update to resolve this issue. Follow the steps
below to obtain the firmware update.
Download the updated firmware from the following HP website:

Go to the HP Support Center home page at

In left navigation panel under DOWNLOAD OPTIONS , click Drivers, Software &
Under All HP products, click Storage
Under Storage, click Storage Networking.
Under Storage Networking, click H-series Switches.
Under H-series Switches, click H-series SAN Switches.
Under H-series SAN Switches, click your switch product.
Under your switch product, click your switch model from the list of impacted
Under operating system, click Cross operating system (BIOS, Firmware,
Diagnostics, etc.)
In the Description column of the table under Firmware, click Firmware for the
HP H-series Fibre Channel Switches for version v8. or newer/
Click Download to obtain the firmware

Version:1 (rev.1) - 9 May 2014 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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