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HP Release Control Bugs Let Remote Authenticated Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030490
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-2612, CVE-2014-2613   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 27 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.1, 9.11, 9.12, and 9.13 on Windows; 9.20 and 9.21 on Windows and Linux
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in HP Release Control. A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information [CVE-2014-2612].

A remote authenticated user can gain full control of the target system [CVE-2014-2613].

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information and gain elevated privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

For 9.1, 9.11, 9.12, 9.13 on Windows (9.13 p3):

For 9.20 and 9.21 on Windows (RC 9.21.0003 p1):

For 9.20 and 9.21 on Linux (RC 9.21.0002 p1):

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [security bulletin] HPSBMU03061 rev.1 - HP Release Control, Disclosure of Privileged Information and Elevation of Privilege

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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:


Document ID: c04352674
Version: 1

HPSBMU03061 rev.1 - HP Release Control, Disclosure of Privileged Information
and Elevation of Privilege

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

Release Date: 2014-06-26
Last Updated: 2014-06-26

Potential Security Impact: Disclosure of privileged information and elevation
of privilege

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

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP Release
Control. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to allow disclosure of
privileged information and elevation of privilege.


CVE-2014-2612, SSRT101581 (disclosure of privileged information)
CVE-2014-2613 (elevation of privilege)

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP Release Control, v9.1, v9.11, v9.12, v9.13 on Windows
HP Release Control, v9.20, v9.21 on Windows and Linux


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2014-2612    (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)       4.0
CVE-2014-2613    (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)       9.0
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002


HP has provided updates for HP Release Control to resolve this vulnerability.
Please install the patch as listed below. HP Release Control version
 Patch name

v9.1, v9.11, v9.12, v9.13 on Windows
 v9.13 p3

v9.20, v9.21 on Windows
 RC 9.21.0003 p1

v9.20, v9.21 on Linux
 RC 9.21.0002 p1

Version:1 (rev.1) - 26 June 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

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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
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PI = Printing and Imaging
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
TU = Tru64 UNIX

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