VDB-124558 · CVE-2018-7101 · Qualys 13220

HPE iLO 4/iLO 5 input validation

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A vulnerability was found in HPE iLO 4 and iLO 5 (Network Management Software) (version unknown). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

A potential remote denial of service security vulnerability has been identified in HPE Integrated Lights Out 4 prior to v2.60 and iLO 5 for Gen 10 servers prior to v1.30.

The bug was discovered 08/15/2018. The weakness was presented 09/27/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at support.hpe.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-7101 since 02/14/2018. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 43 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 13220 (HPE Integrated Lights-Out Remote Multiple Vulnerabilities(HPESBHF03844,HPESBHF03875)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

See VDB-120125 for similar entry.






CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Input validation

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Remote: Yes

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02/14/2018 🔍
08/15/2018 +181 days 🔍
09/27/2018 +42 days 🔍
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09/28/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/19/2023 +1694 days 🔍


Vendor: hpe.com

Advisory: support.hpe.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-7101 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1041488

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Created: 09/28/2018 08:44 AM
Updated: 05/19/2023 11:51 AM
Changes: 09/28/2018 08:44 AM (59), 03/27/2020 05:16 PM (2), 05/19/2023 11:51 AM (4)
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