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HPSBMU03518 rev.1 - HP Vertica, Remote Code Execution

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c04873095

Version: 1

HPSBMU03518 rev.1 - HP Vertica, Remote Code Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2015-11-02

Last Updated: 2015-11-02


Potential Security Impact: Remote Code Execution

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Vertica. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely resulting in code execution.

References:
  • CVE-2015-6867 (ZDI-CAN-2914, SSRT102060)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP Vertica v7.1.1 UDx

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2015-6867
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
7.5

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

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise thanks withkjczi working with Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) for reporting CVE-2015-6867 to security-alert@hpe.com

RESOLUTION

HP has provided the following software updates to resolve the vulnerabilities with HP Vertica.

Please upgrade to either of the following versions which are available from http://my.vertica.com/ Non-HPE site
  • HP Vertica v7.2
  • HP Vetica v7.1.2

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 2 November 2015 Initial release

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 policy.

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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.

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
UX = HP-UX

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