Document ID: KM02993403 (c04568731)
Release Date: 2015-02-12
Last Updated: 2015-02-12
Potential Security Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Insight Control server deployment Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment that could be exploited remotely resulting in arbitrary execution of code. This is the vulnerability known as Winshock.
HP Insight Control server deployment uses the Windows Automated Installation Kit 2.0 to generate the Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment service operating system. WAIK 2.0 is vulnerable to CVE-2014-6321 (Microsoft Schannel Remote Code Execution vulnerability). This bulletin provides instructions to update the Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment with updates from Microsoft.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Insight Control server deployment version 7.3.2 and earlier
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HP has provided the following instructions to resolve this vulnerability.
Follow these steps to update the Microsoft Schannel HP Insight Control server deployment Windows Pre-boot Execution Environment:
Download the patch for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 from the following location:http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44618
Instructions to modify a Windows image using DISM can be found here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-in/library/hh824814.aspx
Mount an image:
c:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\WAIK\tools\PETools\amd64>Dism /Mount-wim /wimfile:"c:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\WAIK\tools\PETools\amd64\winpe.wim" /index:1 /MountDir:C:\test\offlineNOTE:
- C:\test\offline - Temp directory used to mount and update wim file
- C:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\ - Directory where Insight Control server deployment is Installed.
Add updated package
c:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\WAIK\tools\PETools\amd64>dism /image:c:\test\offline /add-package /PackagePath:"C:\program files"\Windows6.1-KB3018238-x64.msu /packagepath:"c:\Program Files"\Windows6.1-KB2992611-x64.msu
Unmount an image
c:\Program Files (x86)\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\WAIK\tools\PETools\amd64>dism /unmount-wim /mountdir:c:\test\offline /commit
Regenerate Boot Images (WinPE) using PXE Configuration Utility
a. Open the PXE Configuration Utility on the HP Insight Control server deployment window
b. Check the âWinPEâ option available under âRegenerate Boot Imagesâ and click on âRegenerateâ
c. Click on Save and Ok option once regeneration is done.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 12 February 2015 Initial release
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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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