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ESA-2014-091: EMC Documentum Content Server Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities



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ESA-2014-091: EMC Documentum Content Server Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities 

EMC Identifier: ESA-2014-091

CVE Identifier:  CVE-2014-4621, CVE-2014-4622

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score:  See below for individual scores for each CVE

Affected products:  

?	All EMC Documentum Content Server versions of 7.1
?	All EMC Documentum Content Server versions of 7.0
?	All EMC Documentum Content Server versions of 6.7 SP2
?	All EMC Documentum Content Server versions prior to 6.7 SP2

Summary:  

EMC Documentum Content Server contains fixes for multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities that can be potentially leveraged by a malicious attacker to compromise the affected system.

Details: 

EMC Documentum Content Server may be susceptible to the following privilege escalation vulnerabilities: 
?	CVE-2014-4621:
Non-privileged Content Server users are allowed to create system objects with super-user privileges due to improper authorization checks being performed on subtypes of protected Documentum system types. This could be potentially exploited by a malicious attacker to gain unauthorized access to data or to perform unauthorized actions on Content Server.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

?	CVE-2014-4622:
Content Server users with sysadmin privileges may potentially escalate their privileges to become a super-user due to improper authorization checks being performed on subgroups that exists within the dm_superusers group and other privileged groups. This could be potentially exploited by a malicious attacker to gain unauthorized access to data or to perform unauthorized actions on Content Server.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Resolution: 

The following versions contain the security fixes to address these vulnerabilities: 
?	EMC Documentum Content Server version 7.1 P08 and later
?	EMC Documentum Content Server version 7.0 P15: Hotfix is available for Windows & Linux. For Solaris and AIX contact EMC Support.
?	EMC Documentum Content Server version 6.7 SP2 P17 and later

EMC strongly recommends all customers to upgrade to one of the above versions at the earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download patches and software from support.emc.com at: https://support.emc.com/downloads/2732_Documentum-Server

Contact EMC Support to obtain hotfix for 7.0 P15 Windows & Linux 


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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