Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
This note will explain how to disable IPMI 2.0 and use secure IPMI TLS. The IPMI 2.0 specification supports an insecure authentication method as described in CVE-2013-4786. This protocol is used in ILOM on Exadata database nodes and cell servers. Starting in Exadata Storage Software version 220.127.116.11.0 and later, a newer version of ILOM firmware (3.2.8.x) includes a secure IPMI implementation (IPMI TLS Service and Interface).
18.104.22.168.0: This note is supported on X3-2 hardware and later, and X4-8 hardware and later.
22.214.171.124.1: This note is supported on X3-2 hardware and later, and X2-8 hardware and later. (updated 4/27/17)
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