HP Security Bulletin

Number: AV17-118
Date: 04 August 2017


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to HP security bulletin.


HP has released a security update to address a potential security problem that has been identified in HPE Proliant ML10 Gen9 server using Intel Xeon E3-1200M v5 and 6th Generation Intel Core Processors. The vulnerability could allow a remote unauthorized attacker to write to file systems.

Affected software versions:

CVE Reference: CVE-2017-5691

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.



Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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