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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION- SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c06921908

Version: 2

HPSBHF03689 rev. 2 - HP Device Manager Weak Cipher Implementation, Remote Method Invocation, and Elevation of Privilege

Notice:: The information in this security bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release date : 25-Sep-2020

Last updated : 29-Sep-2020

Potential Security Impact:
Susceptibility to dictionary attacks, unauthorized remote access to resources, and elevation of privilege.
Source: HP, HP Product Security Response Team (PSRT)
Reported By: Nick Bloor

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
Potential vulnerabilities have been identified with certain versions of HP Device Manager. These vulnerabilities may allow locally managed accounts within HP Device Manager to be susceptible to dictionary attacks due to weak cipher implementation (CVE-2020-6925) and allow a malicious actor to remotely gain unauthorized access to resources (CVE-2020-6926), and/or allow a malicious actor to gain SYSTEM privileges (CVE-2020-6927).
CVE-2020-6925 does not impact customers who are using Active Directory authenticated accounts.
CVE-2020-6927 does not impact customers who are using an external database (Microsoft SQL Server) and have not installed the integrated Postgres service.
Reference Number
CVE-2020-6925, CVE-2020-6926, CVE-2020-6927, PSR-2020-0174
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
CVE ID
Potential Vulnerability
Impacted Version
CVE-2020-6925
Weak Cipher
All versions of HP Device Manager
CVE-2020-6926
Remote Method Invocation
All versions of HP Device Manager
CVE-2020-6927
Elevation of Privilege
HP Device Manager 5.0.0
HP Device Manager 5.0.1
HP Device Manager 5.0.2
HP Device Manager 5.0.3
BACKGROUND
For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: hp-security-alert@hp.com
CVSS 3.0 Base Metrics
Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2020-6925
AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
7.0
CVE-2020-6926
AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
9.9
CVE-2020-6927
AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
8.0
RESOLUTION
HP is aware of the issues and actively working to provide updates for HP Device Manager. This bulletin will be updated as these updates become available.
In the interim, customers can partially mitigate this issue in any of the following ways:
  • Limit incoming access to Device Manager ports 1099 and 40002 to trusted IPs or localhost only
  • Remove the dm_postgres account from the Postgres database; or
  • Update the dm_postgres account password within HP Device Manager Configuration Manager; or
  • Within Windows Firewall configuration create an inbound rule to configure the PostgreSQL listening port (40006) for localhost access only.
Product
Updated
HP Device Manager 5.0
HP Device Manager 4.7
To be released: HP Device Manager 4.7 Service Pack 13
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, visit https://www.hp.com/go/contacthp to learn about your HP support options.
Report: To report a potential security vulnerability with any HP supported product, send email to: hp-security-alert@hp.com.
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Security Bulletin Archive: To view released Security Bulletins, search the HP Support Site for "security bulletin".
Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.
PI
HP Printing and Imaging
HF
HP Hardware and Firmware
GN
HP General Software
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System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity. HP is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide customers with current secure solutions.

"HP is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected HP products the important security information contained in this Bulletin.HP recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action.HP does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently, HP will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in this Bulletin.To the extent permitted by law, HP disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."
REVISION HISTORY : Version 1: 28 September 2020 – Initial release. Version 2: – 29 September 2020 - Updated Mitigation.

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