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HPSBGN03442 rev.1 - HP Helion OpenStack using glibc, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Arbitrary Code Execution
SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c05028479
HPSBGN03442 rev.2 - HP Helion OpenStack using glibc, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Arbitrary Code Execution
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Last Updated: 2016-06-06
Potential Security Impact: Remote Arbitrary Code Execution, Denial of Service (DoS)
Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team
HPE Helion OpenStack has addressed stack based buffer overflows in glibc's implementation of getaddrinfo(). These vulnerabilities could be remotely exploited to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) or allow execution of arbitrary code on the host with the permissions of a user running glibc library.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Helion OpenStack 1.1.1, 2.0.0, 2.1.0
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
HPE has provided the following software update to resolve the vulnerability in HPE Helion OpenStack.
For HPE Helion OpenStack 1.1.1:
For HPE Helion OpenStack 2.0.x the recommended update path is to download and upgrade to Helion OpenStack 2.1.2 or a subsequent later version. This can be done as follows:
HPE Helion OpenStack 2.0.x customers can also choose to install the 2.0.2 release, which only includes the changes mentioned in the release notes http://docs.hpcloud.com/#helion/releasenotes202.html . This can be done as follows:
To patch HPE Helion OpenStack 2.1.0:
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