iLO 4 < 2.53 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 122095


The remote HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) server's web interface is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


A remote command execution vulnerability exists in Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) due to a buffer overflow in the server's http connection handling code. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to bypass authentication and execute arbitrary commands.


Upgrade firmware of HP Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) to 2.53, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 122095

File Name: ilo_HPESBHF_03769.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2019/02/11

Updated: 2019/04/16

Dependencies: 20285

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-12542

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:hp:integrated_lights-out_firmware

Required KB Items: www/ilo, ilo/generation, ilo/firmware

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/08/24

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12542