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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
NetIQ Security Manager NQMcsVarSet DumpToFile Remote Code
10 July 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: NetIQ Security Manager
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0602
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NetIQ Security Manager NQMcsVarSet DumpToFile Remote Code Execution
This document (7015309) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end
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NetIQ Security Manager
An attacker might execute an arbitrary code in the system installed with
Security Manager using a vulnerable method, which can result in directory
traversal. This vulnerability requires user interaction.
For more details see the following URL:
Starting with Security Manager 6.5.4. Hotfix 20120606, Security Manager no
longer uses the vulnerable method. Therefore, Security Manager is no
longer vulnerable to remote code execution.
The latest Security Manager hotfix can be found on the Security Manager
Support Hotfix page.
Security Manager prior to 6.5.4 Hotfix 20140606 used the NQMcsVarSet
CVE-2014-0602 reported by NetIQ
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