HPE fixed a remote authentication bypass vulnerability in HPE StoreServ Management Console (SSMC) data center storage management solution.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has addressed a maximum severity (rated 10/10) remote authentication bypass vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-7197, affecting the HPE StoreServ Management Console (SSMC) data center storage management solution.
HPE SSMC is a management and reporting console for HPE Primera (data storage for mission-critical apps) and HPE 3PAR StoreServ systems (AI-powered storage cloud service providers) data center arrays.
The CVE-2020-7197 flaw is a remote authentication bypass vulnerability that affects HPE 3PAR StoreServ Management and Core Software Media prior to 220.127.116.11.
“HPE StoreServ Management Console 18.104.22.168 is an off node multiarray manager web application and remains isolated from data on the managed arrays. SSMC is vulnerable to remote authentication bypass.” reads the advisory.
The flaw can be exploited by threat actors with no privileges and doesn’t require user interaction.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
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