IPMI and BMC vulnerabilities put thousands of servers at risk

June 23, 2014
Multiple vulnerabilities in the IPMI protocol and the baseboard management controllers designed to allow remote, hardware level access to servers, could allow an attacker to take control of a server.

Administrators are encouraged to restrict IPMI access so that the interface cannot be reached from the internet.

http://threatpost.com/ipmi-protocol-bmc-vulnerabilities-expose-thousands-of-servers-to-attack

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IPMI Vulnerabilities on BMCs expose servers to attack | Threatpost | The first stop for security news
Thousands of servers are at risk after vulnerabilities were discovered in the IPMI protocol specification which governs how BMCs communicate on networks.

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