TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System Local Security Manager SSL 3.0 Protocol Downgrade Flaw Lets Remote Users Decrypt SSL Traffic
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1031124|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1031124
(Links to External Site)
Date: Oct 28 2014
Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes Exploit Included: Yes |
Version(s): 126.96.36.19931 and prior|
A vulnerability was reported in TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System Local Security Manager. A remote user can decrypt SSL sessions in certain cases.|
A remote user can with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can force a client to negotiate a downgrade to SSLv3 instead of a TLS v1.x protocol and then conduct a BEAST-style of attack to decrypt portions of the session.
This protocol vulnerability is referred to as the POODLE ("Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption") vulnerability.
This is a flaw in the protocol rather than in the SSL implementation.
The original advisory is available at:
Bodo Moller, Thai Duong, and Krzysztof Kotowicz reported this vulnerability.
A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack can decrypt SSL sessions.|
The vendor has issued a fix (188.8.131.525, 184.108.40.20613, 220.127.116.1152).|
The vendor's advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04487990 (Links to External Site)
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Subject: [security bulletin] HPSBHF03156 rev.1 - HP TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Local Security Manager (LSM) running SSL, Remote Disclosure of Information|
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: c04487990
HPSBHF03156 rev.1 - HP TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Local
Security Manager (LSM) running SSL, Remote Disclosure of Information
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2014-10-27
Last Updated: 2014-10-27
Potential Security Impact: Remote disclosure of information
Source: Hewlett-Packard Company, HP Software Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified with the HP
TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Local Security Manager (LSM)
running SSL. This is the SSLv3 vulnerability known as "POODLE" which could be
exploited remotely to allow disclosure of information.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
All HP TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Local Security Manager
(LSM) versions including and prior to v18.104.22.16831.
CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference Base Vector Base Score
CVE-2014-3566 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) 4.3
Information on CVSS is documented
in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002
HP has released the following software update to resolve the vulnerability in
HP TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Local Security Manager
(LSM) running SSL:
The software update is available for download at:
Version:1 (rev.1) - 27 October 2014 Initial release
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