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

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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, Product Security Response Team

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.

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.


  - 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


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

      8.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
      6.2 (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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



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:

 * BIOS 1.06 (Windows)

* BIOS 1.06 (Linux 6)

 * BIOS 1.06 (Linux 7)

The ME toolkit and firmware image can be found at:

 * ME (Windows)


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

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