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ESA-2016-072: EMC NetWorker Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



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ESA-2016-072: EMC NetWorker Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2016-072
CVE Identifier: CVE-2016-0916
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: 9.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) 


Affected products:  
EMC NetWorker 8.2.1.0 and all versions after  

Summary:  
EMC NetWorker contains a fix for a remote code execution vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise NetWorker systems. 
Details: 
A remote attacker from a NetWorker instance may execute commands, unauthenticated, on another NetWorker instance due to an unsafe authentication mechanism. 

Resolution:  
The following EMC NetWorker release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:
?	EMC NetWorker version 8.2.2.6
?	EMC NetWorker version 8.2.3
?	EMC Networker version  9.0.0.6

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

Link to remedies:

Customers can download software from two different locations:
https://support.emc.com/downloads/1095_NetWorker



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 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.


EMC Product Security Response Center
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