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         ESA-2013-010: EMC AlphaStor Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
                              30 January 2013


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC AlphaStor
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access:    Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                  Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2013-0930  

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ESA-2013-010: EMC AlphaStor Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2013-010

EMC Identifier: NW147263

CVE Identifier: CVE-2013-0930

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected product:

EMC AlphaStor 4.0 prior to build 814 (All platforms)


A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in EMC AlphaStor that could potentially
be exploited by a malicious user to create a denial of service condition or 
execute arbitrary code.


A vulnerability in AlphaStor Drive Control Program (DCP) can cause a buffer 
overflow during creation of a device name. This vulnerability could be 
exploited by unauthenticated remote user to create a denial of service 
condition or execute arbitrary code.


The following EMC AlphaStor product contains a resolution to this issue:

EMC AlphaStor 4.0 build 814 and later

EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade to above build at the earliest 

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download software from 

Select Support by Product and type AlphaStor. From this page select Downloads,
Documentation or Advisories as required.


EMC would like to thank Aniway.Anyway (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed] 
working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative 
(http://www.zerodayinitiative.com) 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.

Because the view is restricted based on customer agreements, you may not have
permission to view certain downloads. Should you not see a software download 
you believe you should have access to, follow the instructions in EMC 
Knowledgebase solution emc116045.

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.

EMC Product Security Response Center

Security_Alert (at) EMC (dot) COM [email concealed]


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