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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
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)
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2014-4620
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ESA-2014-087: EMC NetWorker Module for MEDITECH (NMMEDI) Information
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)
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
b. Delete any existing rendered log files.
c. Ensure that above logs copied or uploaded to any additional location are
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
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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