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HPESBHF03754 rev.1 - HPE ML10 Gen 9 Server using Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 Processor, Remote Access Restriction Bypass

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: hpesbhf03754en_us

Version: 1

HPESBHF03754 rev.1 - HPE ML10 Gen 9 Server using Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 Processor, Remote Access Restriction Bypass
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2017-05-26

Last Updated: 2017-05-26


Potential Security Impact: Remote: Access Restriction Bypass

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HPE ML10 Gen 9 Server using Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 Processor. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to allow access restriction bypass.

Note: On May 1st, 2017, Intel disclosed a new vulnerability with their Intel Manageability Firmware which is utilized on some systems containing Intel processors. This vulnerability allows an unprivileged network or local attacker to gain control of the remote manageability features of Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel Standard Manageability (ISM), and Intel Small Business Technology (SBT) platforms. Do not attempt to upgrade the ME FW without following the instructions detailed in the Resolution section. Refer to the "Platform Specific Information" section in the Resolution for more specific information on upgrades for specific ProLiant servers.

References: CVE-2017-5689

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 E3-1225 v5 3.3GHz 4-core 8GB-R 1TB Non-hot Plug 4LFF SATA 300W AP Svr/Promo Gen9
  • HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 E3-1225 v5 4GB-R 1TB Non-hot Plug 4LFF SATA 300W Svr/S-Buy Gen9
  • HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 E3-1225 v5 8GB-R 1TB Non-hot Plug 4LFF SATA 300W Perf Svr Gen9
  • HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 E3-1225 v5 8GB-R 2TB Non-hot Plug 4LFF SATA 300W Svr/GO Gen9
  • HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9 E3-1225 v5 8GB-R 2TB Non-hot Plug 4LFF SATA 300W Svr/TV Gen9

BACKGROUND

CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference
V3 Vector
V3 Base Score
V2 Vector
V2 Base Score
CVE-2017-5689
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
8.1
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
6.2
Information on CVSS is documented in HPE Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HPE has provided the following resolution for this issue:

Note: Only the ProLiant Gen9 server detailed in the impacted product information above can be upgraded using the procedure described in this document. Before beginning the upgrade process, the server must have Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 processors installed. See below for further instructions.

Upgrade to the latest System ROM available for the platform prior to upgrading the ME is required. System ROM will need 1.06 version or later to support this ME firmware.

The system ROM toolkit and firmware image can be found at:

The ME toolkit and firmware image can be found at:

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 26 May 2017 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security Bulletin, contact normal HPE Services support channel. For other issues about the content of this Security Bulletin, send e-mail to security-alert@hpe.com.

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability for any HPE supported product:

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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.

3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
UX = HP-UX

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