HPE 3PAR StoreServ code injection

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A vulnerability classified as very critical has been found in HPE 3PAR StoreServ, Primera Storage and Alletra 9000 Storage (the affected version unknown). This affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-94. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HPE 3PAR StoreServ, HPE Primera Storage and HPE Alletra 9000 Storage array firmware. An unauthenticated user could remotely exploit the low complexity issue to execute code as administrator. This vulnerability impacts completely the confidentiality, integrity, availability of the array. HPE has made the following software updates and mitigation information to resolve the vulnerability in 3PAR, Primera and Alletra 9000 firmware.

The weakness was published 10/12/2021. The advisory is shared at support.hpe.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2021-26588 since 02/02/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/14/2021).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.5
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

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Upgrade: support.hpe.com


02/02/2021 CVE assigned
10/12/2021 +251 days Advisory disclosed
10/12/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
10/14/2021 +2 days VulDB last update


Vendor: https://www.hpe.com/

Advisory: support.hpe.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-26588 (🔒)


Created: 10/12/2021 10:25 AM
Updated: 10/14/2021 04:13 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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