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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

         ESA-2015-115: EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines (VMs)
                     Restriction Bypass Vulnerability
                               13 July 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access:    Root Compromise -- Console/Physical
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2015-4526  

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ESA-2015-115: EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines (VMs) Restriction Bypass 

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-115

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-4526

Severity Rating: CVSSv2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:

EMC RecoverPoint for VMs 4.2

Summary: EMC RecoverPoint for VMs 4.3 contains fixes for a restriction bypass
vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to 
compromise the affected system.


EMC RecoverPoint for VMs contains a vulnerability that could potentially allow
malicious users to bypass the restricted Installation Manager (Boxmgmt CLI) 
interface, gain shell access, and execute commands as root.

Resolution: The following EMC release contains resolutions to these 

EMC RecoverPoint for VMs 4.3

EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download patches and software from

If you have any questions, please contact EMC Support.


EMC would like to thank an anonymous researcher working with Beyond Security's
SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure program (http://www.beyondsecurity.com/ssd.html)
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 recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information
to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information 
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EMC Product Security Response Center security_alert@emc.com

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