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    [security bulletin] HPESBHF03704 rev.1 - HPE OfficeConnect Network
              Switches, Local Unauthorized Data Modification
                             22 February 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           HPE OfficeConnect Network Switches
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5786  

Original Bulletin: 

Revision History:  February 22 2017: Update on impacted products
                   February 13 2017: Initial Release

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Document ID: c05388948

Version: 2

HPESBHF03704 rev.2 - HPE OfficeConnect Network Switches, Local Unauthorized 
Data Modification

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

Release Date: 2017-02-10

Last Updated: 2017-02-21

Potential Security Impact: Local: Unauthorized Data Modification

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HPE OfficeConnect 
Network Switches. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to allow 
unauthorized data modification.


CVE-2017-5786 - Local Unauthorized Data Modification

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HPE OfficeConnect 1820 8G Switch J9979A - all software versions prior to 
PT.02.01 including: PT.01.03 through PT.01.14
HPE OfficeConnect 1820 24G PoE+ (185W) Switch J9983A - all software versions 
prior to PT.02.01 including: PT.01.03 through PT.01.14
HPE OfficeConnect 1820 24G Switch J9980A - all software versions prior to 
PT.02.01 including: PT.01.03 through PT.01.14
HPE OfficeConnect 1820 48G PoE+ (370W) Switch J9984A - all software versions 
prior to PT.02.01 including: PT.01.03 through PT.01.14
HPE OfficeConnect 1820 48G Switch J9981A - all software versions prior to 
PT.02.01 including: PT.01.03 through PT.01.14
HPE OfficeConnect 1820 8G PoE+ (65W) Switch J9982A - all software versions 
prior to PT.02.01 including: PT.01.03 through PT.01.14


CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics

V3 Vector
V3 Base Score
V2 Vector
V2 Base Score

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

The Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company thanks Pekka Järvinen (raspi) for 
reporting this vulnerability to security-alert@hpe.com


HPE has made the following software update available to resolve the 
vulnerability in the impacted versions of HPE OfficeConnect Network Switch.

Please install version PT.02.01 from the following location: 


Version:1 (rev.1) - 10 February 2017 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 21 February 2017 Changes to the impacted software version 

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 

Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security 
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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

System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to 
maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the 
security features of software products to provide customers with current 
secure solutions.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to 
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