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27 October 2014

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         ESA-2014-087: EMC NetWorker Module for MEDITECH (NMMEDI)
                   Information Disclosure Vulnerability
                              27 October 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC NetWorker Module for MEDITECH (NMMEDI)
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access:    Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2014-4620  

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ESA-2014-087: EMC NetWorker Module for MEDITECH (NMMEDI) Information 
Disclosure Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2014-087

CVE Identifier: CVE-2014-4620

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:

EMC NetWorker Module for MEDITECH (NMMEDI) version 3.0 builds 87-90.


A vulnerability exists in the EMC NetWorker Module for MEDITECH when used with
EMC RecoverPoint that could potentially allow exposure of sensitive 


As part of changes implemented in NMMEDI 3.0 build 87, Plink commands print 
RecoverPoint Appliance logon IDs and passwords in clear text in the NMMEDI log


The following EMC NetWorker products contain resolutions to this issue:

EMC NetWorker Module for MEDITECH 3.0 build 92 or later

EMC NetWorker Module for MEDITECH 8.2 Build 479 (Windows x64) or later

(Important! For NMMEDI 8.2, review the NetWorker Software Compatibility Guide
for information on product compatibility).

To address this issue, customers must perform the following steps:

1. Change the RecoverPoint password (Refer to RecoverPoint documentation for 

2. Delete all occurrences of disclosed logged password:

a. From the nsr/applogs folder on the NMMEDI machine delete the existing 
nsrmedisv.raw logs.

b. Delete any existing rendered log files.

c. Ensure that above logs copied or uploaded to any additional location are 
also deleted.

Note: The nsrmedisv.raw file can be found in the C:\Program Files\Legato\nsr\applogs\ 
or \C:\Program Files\EMC NetWorker\nsr\applogs\ directory of the server where NMMEDI has been 

3. Install NMMEDI 3.0 build 92 or NMMEDI 8.2

4. Reconfigure new RecoverPoint password in NMMEDI User Interface

5. Run the backups.

EMC strongly recommends all customers apply above mitigation steps at the 
earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

EMC NMMEDI Software and Information: To download software and obtain 
additional information for NMMEDI, refer to support.emc.com. Select 
Support by Product and type NetWorker Module for 
MEDITECH. From this page select Downloads, 
Documentation or Advisories as required.

Note: to obtain NMMEDI v3.0 build 92, DO NOT download NMMEDI v3.0 Full Release
versions from download link. Expand UPDATES menu and select NetWorker Module 
for MEDITECH 3.0 Cumulative Hotfixes link.

EMC RecoverPoint Software and Information: To download software and obtain 
additional information for RecoverPoint, refer to support.emc.com. Select 
Support by Product and type RecoverPoint. Select 
your RecoverPoint product. From this page select Downloads, 
Documentation\ or Advisories as required.

EMC Product Security Response Center


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