HPSBGN03329 rev.1 - HP SDN VAN Controller, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

  • KM02993433
  • 19-Oct-2017
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Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP SDN VAN Controller. The vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited resulting in Denial of Service (DoS) or a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS).



Document ID: KM02993433 (c04657823)

Version: 1

HPSBGN03329 rev.1 - HP SDN VAN Controller, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2015-05-11

Last Updated: 2015-05-11

Potential Security Impact: Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

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


Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP SDN VAN Controller. The vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited resulting in Denial of Service (DoS) or a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS).

  • CVE-2014-0050 Remote Denial of Service (DoS)

  • CVE-2015-2122 Remote Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

  • SSRT102049

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP SDN VAN Controller version 2.5 and earlier.


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

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
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Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP recommends either of the two following workarounds for the vulnerabilities in the HP SDN VAN Controller.

  1. The network for the server running the HP SDN VAN Controller management VLAN should be on a separate and isolated "management" VLAN.

  2. Configure the firewall on the server running HP SDN VAN Controller so that the only network traffic allowed to the REST port is from trusted servers on the network that need to use the REST layer. For example: theMicrosoft Lync Server for Optimizer.

    For more detailed information, please refer to the "Securing REST layer Access on HP VAN SDN Controllers" article at the following location:


Version:1 (rev.1) - 11 May 2015 Initial release

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