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         ESA-2015-069: EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
                               16 April 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC NetWorker
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access:    Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2015-0530  

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ESA-2015-069: EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-069

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-0530

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:

All versions of NetWorker prior to the following:

o EMC NetWorker

o EMC NetWorker

o EMC NetWorker


EMC NetWorker contains a buffer overflow vulnerability that may potentially be
exploited by attackers to launch arbitrary programs on the affected system.


EMC NetWorker contains a buffer overflow vulnerability due to using an unsafe
function in the nsr_render_log command-line interface utility. An attacker 
could potentially exploit this vulnerability to launch arbitrary programs with
root privileges on all EMC NetWorker managed hosts.


The following EMC NetWorker releases contain the resolution to this issue:

EMC NetWorker and later

EMC NetWorker and later

EMC NetWorker and later

EMC strongly recommends all customers to upgrade to the versions above at the
earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download patches and software from
the EMC Online Support website: https://support.emc.com


EMC would like to thank CERT NRW for reporting this issue.

Read and use the information in this EMC Security Advisory to assist in 
avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If
you have any questions regarding this product alert, contact EMC Software 
Technical Support at 1-877-534-2867.

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.

EMC Corporation distributes EMC Security Advisories, in order to bring to the
attention of users of the affected EMC products, important security 
information. EMC recommends that all users determine the applicability of this
information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The 
information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.
EMC disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the 
warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and 
non-infringement. In no event, shall EMC or its suppliers, be liable for any 
damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss
of business profits or special damages, even if EMC or its suppliers have been
advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the 
exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages,
so the foregoing limitation may not apply.



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