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[security bulletin] HPSBGN03565 rev.1 - HPE Virtualization Performance Viewer, Local Denial of Service (DoS) Apr 02 2016 03:04AM
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c05068676
Version: 1

HPSBGN03565 rev.1 - HPE Virtualization Performance Viewer, Local Denial of
Service (DoS)

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

Release Date: 2016-04-01
Last Updated: 2016-04-01

Potential Security Impact: Local Denial of Service (DoS)

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A vulnerability in the Linux kernel was addressed by HPE Virtualization
Performance Viewer. The vulnerability could be exploited locally to allow
Denial of Service (DoS).

References: CVE-2015-7872

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Virtualization Performance Viewer Software v1.20, v2.0, v2.01, v2.10,
v2.20

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
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Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2015-7872 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) 2.1
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Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

RESOLUTION

HPE has made the following mitigation information available to resolve the
vulnerability for the impacted versions of HPE Virtualization Performance
Viewer:

https://softwaresupport.hp.com/group/softwaresupport/search-result/-/fac
ets
earch/document/KM02155018&hpappid=202392_OSP_PRO_HPE

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 1 April 2016 Initial release

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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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the title by the two characters following HPSB.

3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HPE General Software
HF = HPE Hardware and Firmware
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
UX = HP-UX

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