ESB-2017.2517 - [Appliance] HPE Intelligent Management Center (iMC) PLAT: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction 2017-10-06

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    HPE Intelligent Management Center (iMC) PLAT, Remote Code Execution
                              6 October 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           HPE Intelligent Management Center (iMC) PLAT
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-8958  

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Document ID: hpesbhf03786en_us
Version: 1

HPESBHF03786 rev.1 - HPE Intelligent Management Center (iMC) PLAT, Remote
Code Execution

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.

Release Date: 2017-10-05
Last Updated: 2017-10-05

Potential Security Impact: Remote: Code Execution

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Product Security Response Team

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HPE Intelligent
Management Center (iMC) PLAT. The vulnerability could be exploited to allow
remote code execution.


  - CVE-2017-8958 - Remote Code Execution

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  - HP Intelligent Management Center (iMC) IMC version 7.3 E0504P04 and


  CVSS Base Metrics
  Reference, CVSS V3 Score/Vector, CVSS V2 Score/Vector

      8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
      9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

    Information on CVSS is documented in
    HPE Customer Notice HPSN-2008-002 here:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise would like to thank Ron Waisberg of TELUS Security
Labs for reporting this issue to


HPE has provided the following update to resolve the vulnerability in
Intelligent Management Center (iMC) PLAT:  Intelligent Management Center 7.3
E0506P03 addresses this vulnerability in the following HPE products:

+ **iMC PLAT - Version: Fixed in IMC PLAT 7.3 E0506P03**
    * HP Network Products
      - JD125A  HP IMC Std S/W Platform w/100-node
      - JD126A  HP IMC Ent S/W Platform w/100-node
      - JD808A  HP IMC Ent Platform w/100-node License
      - JD814A   HP A-IMC Enterprise Edition Software DVD Media
      - JD815A  HP IMC Std Platform w/100-node License
      - JD816A  HP A-IMC Standard Edition Software DVD Media
      - JF288AAE  HP Network Director to Intelligent Management Center
Upgrade E-LTU
      - JF289AAE  HP Enterprise Management System to Intelligent Management
Center Upgrade E-LTU
      - JF377A  HP IMC Std S/W Platform w/100-node Lic
      - JF377AAE  HP IMC Std S/W Pltfrm w/100-node E-LTU
      - JF378A  HP IMC Ent S/W Platform w/200-node Lic
      - JF378AAE  HP IMC Ent S/W Pltfrm w/200-node E-LTU
      - JG546AAE  HP IMC Basic SW Platform w/50-node E-LTU
      - JG548AAE  HP PCM+ to IMC Bsc Upgr w/50-node E-LTU
      - JG549AAE  HP PCM+ to IMC Std Upgr w/200-node E-LTU
      - JG747AAE  HP IMC Std SW Plat w/ 50 Nodes E-LTU
      - JG748AAE  HP IMC Ent SW Plat w/ 50 Nodes E-LTU
      - JG768AAE  HP PCM+ to IMC Std Upg w/ 200-node E-LTU
      - JG550AAE HPE PCM+ Mobility Manager to IMC Basic WLAN Platform Upgrade
50-node and 150-AP E-LTU
      - JG590AAE HPE IMC Basic WLAN Manager Software Platform 50 Access Point
      - JG660AAE HP IMC Smart Connect with Wireless Manager Virtual Appliance
Edition E-LTU
      - JG766AAE HP IMC Smart Connect Virtual Appliance Edition E-LTU
      - JG767AAE HP IMC Smart Connect with Wireless Manager Virtual Appliance
Edition E-LTU
      - JG768AAE HPE PCM+ to IMC Standard Software Platform Upgrade with
200-node E-LTU
      - JH704AAE  Aruba IMC Std SW Plat w/50-node E-LTU
      - JH705AAE  Aruba IMC Ent SW Plat w/50-node E-LTU

Version:1 (rev.1) - 5 October 2017 Initial release

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