HPSBGN03010 rev.4 - HP Software Server Automation running OpenSSL, Remote Disclosure of Information

  • KM02993272
  • 19-Oct-2017
  • 19-Oct-2017

Summary

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP Sotware Server Automation running OpenSSL. OpenSSL is a 3rd party product that is embedded with some of HP Software products. This bulletin objective is to notify HP Software customers about products affected by the “Heartbleed” vulnerability. NOTE: The “Heartbleed” vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) is a vulnerability found in the OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness potentially allows disclosure of information that is normally protected by the SSL/TLS protocol. The impacted products in the list below are vulnerable due to embedding OpenSSL standard release software.

Reference

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: KM02993272 (c04250814)

Version: 4

HPSBGN03010 rev.4 - HP Software Server Automation running OpenSSL, Remote Disclosure of Information
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2014-04-17

Last Updated: 2014-05-05


Potential Security Impact: Remote disclosure of information

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP Sotware Server Automation running OpenSSL. OpenSSL is a 3rd party product that is embedded with some of HP Software products. This bulletin objective is to notify HP Software customers about products affected by the “Heartbleed” vulnerability.

NOTE: The “Heartbleed” vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) is a vulnerability found in the OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness potentially allows disclosure of information that is normally protected by the SSL/TLS protocol. The impacted products in the list below are vulnerable due to embedding OpenSSL standard release software.

References: CVE-2014-0160 (SSRT101517)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

Server Automation, 10.00, 10.01

BACKGROUND

For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: security-alert@hp.com

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics 
Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2014-0160
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
5.0

Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HP has released the following software update to resolve the vulnerability:

http://support.microfocus.com/kb/kmdoc.php?id=LID/SRVA_00174

It is also recommended to read the following security guidelines for remediation before applying the patch. These can be downloaded from the following link:

http://support.microfocus.com/kb/kmdoc.php?id=KM00843314/binary/SA_Alert_Heartbleed_Vulnerability.pdf

HP recommends completing the following action items after applying the patch:
  • Revocation of the old key pairs that were just superseded
  • Changing potentially affected passwords
  • Invalidating all session keys and cookies

Bulletin Applicability:

This bulletin applies to each OpenSSL component that is embedded within the HP products listed in the security bulletin. The bulletin does not apply to any other 3rd party application (e.g. operating system, web server, or application server) that may be required to be installed by the customer according instructions in the product install guide. To learn more about HP Software Incident Response, please visit http://www8.hp.com/us/en/software-solutions/enterprise-software-security-center/response-center.html . Software updates are available from HP Software Support Online at http://support.openview.hp.com/downloads.jsp

HISTORY 
Version:1 (rev.1) - 17 April 2014 Initial release 
Version:2 (rev.2) - 25 April 2014 Added link to patch 
Version:3 (rev.3) - 30 April 2014 Removed direct link to patch. Please contact HP Technical Support for patch assistance. 
Version:4 (rev.4) - 5 May 2014 Patch available for customer self service download

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.

Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security Bulletin, contact normal HP Services support channel. For other issues about the content of this Security Bulletin, send e-mail to security-alert@hp.com.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send Email to: security-alert@hp.com

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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.

3C = 3COM 
3P = 3rd Party Software 
GN = HP General Software 
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware 
MP = MPE/iX 
MU = Multi-Platform Software 
NS = NonStop Servers 
OV = OpenVMS 
PI = Printing and Imaging 
PV = ProCurve 
ST = Storage Software 
TU = Tru64 UNIX 
UX = HP-UX

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