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HPSBMU02902 rev.2 - HP Integrated Lights-Out iLO3, iLO4, and iLO CM IPMI, Cipher Suite 0 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability


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Version: 2

HPSBMU02902 rev.2 - HP Integrated Lights-Out iLO3, iLO4, and iLO CM IPMI, Cipher Suite 0 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2013-07-16

Last Updated: 2013-08-19

Potential Security Impact: Authentication bypass

Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team


A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Integrated Lights-Out iLO3, iLO4, and iLO CM IPMI. The vulnerability could allow authentication bypass.

References: CVE-2013-4805 (SSRT101250)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO3) firmware versions prior to v1.61.
HP Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO4) firmware versions prior to v1.30
HP Moonshot iLO Chassis Management Firmware (iLO CM) versions prior to v1.02



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


HP has made the following firmware updates available to resolve the vulnerability.

HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO3) Online ROM Flash Component for Linux and Windows v1.60 or subsequent.

iLO3 1.61 for Windows:

iLO3 1.61 for Windows x64:

iLO3 1.61 for Linux:

iLO3 1.61 for VMware ESXi: Extract the iLO firmware from the Windows or Linux component and flash the iLO directly, or use HP SUM.

HP Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO4) Online ROM Flash Component for Linux and Windows v1.30 or subsequent.

iLO4 1.30 for Windows:

iLO4 1.30 for Windows x64:

iLO4 1.30 for Linux:

iLO CM 1.02 for v1.5 MCP (Moonshot Component Pack)

NOTE: As an alternative to installing the patches, customers can disable IPMI over LAN in the iLO graphical user interface. Please refer to the appropriate version of the iLO user documentation for the product that you have.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 31 July 2013 Initial release
Version: 2 (rev.2) - 20 August 2013 Added iLO CM, updated iLO3 to v1.61, changed VMware ESXi recommendation.

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running HP software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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