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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2013-055: EMC Avamar Multiple Vulnerabilities
18 July 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: EMC Avamar
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2013-3275 CVE-2013-3274
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ESA-2013-055: EMC Avamar Multiple Vulnerabilities
EMC Identifier: ESA-2013-055
CVE Identifier: CVE-2013-3274, CVE-2013-3275
Severity Rating: See below for individual scores
All EMC Avamar Server and Avamar Virtual Edition versions prior 7.0 running on Avamar Data Store Gen3, Gen4 or Avamar Data Store Gen4s hardware.
EMC Avamar Server 7.0 contains fixes for multiple security vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious users.
The following vulnerabilities were addressed in this release:
Â• Improper authorization checks on Java RMI method calls (CVE-2013-3274)
Authenticated users could carry out potentially unauthorized functions within vulnerable system.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Â• Multiple cross frame scripting vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-3275)
Avamar web interface does not properly validate the input parameters allowing frames to be injected. This may allow the malicious user to monitor legitimate web usersÂ’ activity and compromise any sensitive input that user may enter.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Â• This release also contains critical security updates for Oracle Java and Apache Tomcat. See release notes for more details.
The fix for these issues is to upgrade the current grid/single node/VM system from its existing Avamar version to Avamar Version v7.0 or newer in order to get the fixes, as well as the updates and new features that are available in the Avamar 7.0 version. To schedule an Avamar server upgrade, or if you have any questions or concerns about the above resolution, please contact EMC Technical Support at (See http://support.emc.com )
EMC recommends that customers upgrade to Avamar 7.0 at the earliest opportunity.
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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.
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