ESB-2017.2695 - [Appliance] HPE Fabric OS: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-10-25

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                               ESB-2017.2695
    HPESBHF03779 rev.1 - HPE Fabric OS using OpenSSH, Denial of Service
                              25 October 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           HPE Fabric OS
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-6515  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2613
                   ESB-2017.2004
                   ESB-2017.1889
                   ESB-2017.0091
                   ESB-2016.2946
                   ESB-2016.2453

Original Bulletin: 
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Document ID: hpesbhf03779en_us
Version: 1

HPESBHF03779 rev.1 - HPE Fabric OS using OpenSSH, Denial of Service

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

Release Date: 2017-10-17
Last Updated: 2017-10-17

Potential Security Impact: Local: Denial of Service (DoS); Remote: Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A remotely exploitable denial of service vulnerability has been identified in HPE Fabric OS (FOS) running OpenSSH. This impacts versions prior to FOS v7.4.2.

References:

  - CVE-2016-6515 - OpenSSH

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  - StoreFabric B-series Switches FOS prior to 7.4.2

BACKGROUND

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

    CVE-2016-6515
      7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
      7.8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

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

https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01345499

RESOLUTION

HPE has provided an update to HPE Fabric OS.  

 * FOS 7.4.2 and later.

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 17 October 2017 Initial release

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