ESB-2017.2801 - [Win][Linux] HPE RESTful Interface Tool (iLOREST): Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2017-11-03

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                               ESB-2017.2801
        HPESBHF03796 rev.1 - HPE RESTful Interface Tool (iLOREST),
                     Local Execution of Arbitrary Code
                              3 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           HPE RESTful Interface Tool (iLOREST)
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-8968  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03796en_us

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: hpesbhf03796en_us
Version: 1

HPESBHF03796 rev.1 - HPE RESTful Interface Tool (iLOREST), Local Execution of
Arbitrary Code

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

Release Date: 2017-11-01
Last Updated: 2017-11-01

Potential Security Impact: Local: Execution of Arbitrary Code

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A security vulnerability has been identified in the HPE RESTful Interface
Tool (iLOREST) that could allow local execution of arbitrary code.

**Note:** The files /usr/lib64/hprest_chif.so (HPREST 1.5) and
/usr/lib64/ilorest_chif.so (iLOREST 2.0) are world writable which could lead
to arbitrary code execution.

References:

  - CVE-2017-8968

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  - HP RESTful Interface Tool 1.5, 2.0 - hprest-1.5-79.x86_64.rpm,
ilorest-2.0-403.x86_64.rpm

BACKGROUND

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

    CVE-2017-8968
      8.4 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
      6.8 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise would like to thank Jean Francois Gagne of
booking.com for reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hpe.com.

RESOLUTION

HPE has provided a new version of the HPE RESTful Interface Tool (iLOREST)
RPM package(version 2.1) to address this vulnerability.

Please download the new version of the HPE RESTful Interface Tool (iLOREST)
2.1 from HPE Support Center here:

 *
<https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_fcd88e6b616c4457
a011e8071>

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

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