PT-2014-25: Stack-Based Buffer Overflow in HP iLO

Vulnerable software

HP Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4)
Version: 2.02 and earlier

HP Integrated Lights-Out 2 (iLO 2)
Version: 2.26 and earlier

HP Integrated Lights-Out Chassis Management (iLO CM)
Version: 1.29 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: High
Impact: Remote Code Execution
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 10
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVE: CVE-2014-7876

Software description

HP Integrated Lights-Out is a remote management tool for servers that requires no physical access.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Stack-Based Buffer Overflow vulnerability in HP iLO.

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

22.09.2014 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
17.03.2015 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
17.11.2015 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by Alexander Tlyapov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


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