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[security bulletin] HPSBHF02946 rev.1 - HP Servers with NVIDIA GPU Computing Driver, Elevation of Privilege
From: security-alert () hp com
Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 13:49:16 -0400 (EDT)

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c04036775
Version: 1

HPSBHF02946 rev.1 - HP Servers with NVIDIA GPU Computing Driver, Elevation of
Privilege

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

Release Date: 2014-05-09
Last Updated: 2014-05-09

Potential Security Impact: Elevation of privilege

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

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with certain HP
servers that use NVIDIA Computing GPU processors. The vulnerability could be
exploited resulting in an elevation of privilege.

References: CVE-2013-5987, SSRT101355

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
Server
 GPU type(s)

DL360 G7
 Q4000

SL390s G7
 M2050, M2070, M2070Q, M2075, M2090

DL160 Gen8
 Q4000

ML350p Gen8
 Q4000, Q6000

DL360e Gen8
 Q4000

DL380e Gen8
 Q4000, Q6000

SL250s Gen8
 M2070Q, M2075, M2090, K10, K20, K20X

SL270s Gen8
 M2070Q, M2075, M2090, K10, K20, K20X

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
===========================================================
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2013-5987    (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)       6.6
===========================================================
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks NVIDIA and Marcin Kocielnicki from the
X.Org Foundation Nouveau project for reporting this issue to
security-alert () hp com 

RESOLUTION

HP has provided an updated NVIDIA firmware driver version that resolves the
security vulnerability. Download the firmware driver from hp.com

Go to support and drivers.
Search for the server model and then choose the operating system.
Select "Driver - NVIDIA Computing."

Note:

For Windows choose the Driver NVIDIA Computing v3.21.01 or a subsequent
version
For Linux choose the Driver NVIDIA Computing v3.19.72 or a subsequent version

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 9 May 2014 Initial release

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.

Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security
Bulletin, contact normal HP Services support channel.  For other issues about
the content of this Security Bulletin, send e-mail to security-alert () hp com 

Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported
product, send Email to: security-alert () hp com

Subscribe: To initiate a subscription to receive future HP Security Bulletin
alerts via Email:
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Security Bulletin Archive: A list of recently released Security Bulletins is
available here:
https://h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/secBullArchive/

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
MP = MPE/iX
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX
UX = HP-UX

Copyright 2014 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Hewlett-Packard Company shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors
or omissions contained herein. The information provided is provided "as is"
without warranty of any kind. To the extent permitted by law, neither HP or
its affiliates, subcontractors or suppliers will be liable for
incidental,special or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost
profits; damages relating to the procurement of substitute products or
services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration. The
information in this document is subject to change without notice.
Hewlett-Packard Company and the names of Hewlett-Packard products referenced
herein are trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company in the United States and
other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks of their respective owners.

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