Document ID: KM02993421 (c04626974)
Release Date: 2015-04-22
Last Updated: 2015-04-22
Potential Security Impact: Remote code execution
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with the HP TippingPoint Security Management System (SMS) and vSMS. A vulnerability in JBOSS RMI could be exploited to allow remote code execution.
- CVE-2015-2117 (ZDI-CAN-2679, SSRT101873)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
- TippingPoint Security Management System (SMS) v4.2 and earlier
- TippingPoint Virtual Security Management System (vSMS) v4.2 and earlier
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HP has released the following software update to resolve the vulnerability in HP TippingPoint Security Management System (SMS) and vSMS:
- 4.1 patch 3
- 4.2 patch 1
The software updates are available for download at: https://tmc.tippingpoint.com/
Version:1 (rev.1) - 22 April 2015 Initial release
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