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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2013-057: RSA Archer GRC Multiple Vulnerabilities
4 September 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: RSA Archer GRC
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2013-3277 CVE-2013-3276
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ESA-2013-057: RSA Archer GRC Multiple Vulnerabilities
EMC Identifier: ESA-2013-057
CVE Identifier: CVE-2013-3276, CVE-2013-3277
Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: See below for individual scores
RSA Archer version 5.x
RSA Archer GRC 5.4 platform contains fixes for security vulnerabilities that
could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected
The vulnerabilities addressed in RSA Archer GRC 5.4 are:
1.Improper restriction of user login (CVE-2013-3276) A flaw in platform does
not prevent users from login who should have been deactivated.
CVSSv2 Base Score: 6 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
2.Open redirect vulnerability (CVE-2013-3277) This vulnerability may allow
malicious phishing attacks by redirecting users to arbitrary web sites.
CVSSv2 Base Score: 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) Recommendation:
RSA strongly recommends all customers upgrade to RSA Archer GRC 5.4 at their
5.4 installers are available through RSA SecureCare Online (SCOL)
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com. For additional information on fixes
and steps to reduce risk, see the ESA-2013-057 FAQ in the documentation
section of SCOL.
To obtain the Platform documentation, log on to RSA Archer Community at
https://community.emc.com/community/connect/grc_ecosystem/rsa_archer and click
Documents in the top navigation menu. Select the specific category and the
version tag of the Platform version you want. Scroll to the document that you
want and click the document name. If you have any questions on the Community,
please email Archer_Community@emc.com.
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article,
Security Advisories Severity Rating at
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.
Obtaining More Information:
For more information about RSA Archer GRC in general, visit the public RSA web
site at http://www.emc.com/security/rsa-archer.htm.
RSA Archer Community/Exchange:
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