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ESA-2013-072: EMC NetWorker Information Disclosure Vulnerability



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ESA-2013-072: EMC NetWorker Information Disclosure Vulnerability


EMC Identifier: ESA-2013-072


EMC Identifier: NW152441


CVE Identifier: CVE-2013-3285


Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)


Affected products:  

EMC NetWorker version 8.0.x


Summary:  

A vulnerability exists in EMC NetWorker that could allow exposure of sensitive information under specific circumstances.


Details: 

When the NetWorker Management Console (NMC) is configured to use Active Directory/LDAP for user authentication through NMC administration GUI, an authenticated user may be able to see the AD/LDAP administrator password in clear text within certain NMC audit reports or by querying the NetWorker RAP resource.


Resolution:  

To address this issue, customers must perform the following steps
1.	Upgrade the NetWorker server and NMC server software to the following versions:
?	EMC NetWorker 8.0.2.3 and above
?	EMC NetWorker 8.1 and above
2.	Change existing Active Directory/LDAP Administrator password to mitigate the exposure.


Link to remedies:


Registered EMC Online Support customers can download software from support.emc.com. 

Select ?Support by Product? and type ?NetWorker?(Direct link NetWorker). From this page select ?Downloads?, ?Documentation? or ?Advisories? as required.


Read and use the information in this EMC Security Advisory to assist in avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this product alert, contact EMC Software Technical Support at 1-877-534-2867.

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to EMC Knowledgebase solution emc218831. EMC recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.

EMC Corporation distributes EMC Security Advisories, in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected EMC products, important security information. EMC recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. EMC disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event, shall EMC or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if EMC or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation may not apply.







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