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ESA-2015-069: EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



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ESA-2015-069: EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow Vulnerability 

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-069

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-0530

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:  

?	All versions of NetWorker prior to the following:
o	EMC NetWorker 8.0.4.3
o	EMC NetWorker 8.1.2.6
o	EMC NetWorker 8.2.1.2 
Summary:  

EMC NetWorker contains a buffer overflow vulnerability that may potentially be exploited by attackers to launch arbitrary programs on the affected system.

Details: 
 
EMC NetWorker contains a buffer overflow vulnerability due to using an unsafe function in the nsr_render_log command-line interface utility.  An attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to launch arbitrary programs with root privileges on all EMC NetWorker managed hosts. 

Resolution:  

The following EMC NetWorker releases contain the resolution to this issue:

?	EMC NetWorker 8.0.4.3 and later
?	EMC NetWorker 8.1.2.6 and later
?	EMC NetWorker 8.2.1.2 and later

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

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download patches and software from the EMC Online Support website: https://support.emc.com 

Credits: 

EMC would like to thank CERT NRW  for reporting this issue. 



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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