Document ID: KM02993544 (c05085303)
Release Date: 2016-04-15
Last Updated: 2016-04-15
Potential Security Impact: Remote Disclosure of Sensitive Information, Execution of Arbitrary Code With Root Privileges
Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HPE Vertica Analytics Management Console. The vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited resulting in disclosure of sensitive information or execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Vertica Analytics Platform Management Console v188.8.131.52, v7.1.2, v7.2.0, v7.2.1
Hewlett Packard Enterprise thanks Agix working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) for reporting this issue to firstname.lastname@example.org
HPE has released the following software updates to resolve the vulnerabilities for HPE Vertica Management Console.
- Vertica v7.0.1 - upgrade to v184.108.40.206 or later
- Vertica v7.1.1 - upgrade to v7.1.2-12 or later
- Vertica v7.2.1 - upgrade to v7.2.2-1 or later
- Update to the latest VM image available at:
- For customers using the AMI version of the HPE Vertica Analytics platform, please install the latest image available at Amazon
Version:1 (rev.1) - 15 April 2016 Initial release
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