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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

           ESA-2015-144: EMC Documentum Content Server Privilege
                         Escalation Vulnerability
                             4 September 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC Documentum Content Server
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
                  Linux variants
Impact/Access:    Administrator Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2015-4544 CVE-2014-4626 

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ESA-2015-144: EMC Documentum Content Server Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-144

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-4544

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:P)

Affected products:

EMC Documentum Content Server prior to 7.0

EMC Documentum Content Server 7.0

EMC Documentum Content Server 7.1

EMC Documentum Content Server 7.2


EMC Documentum Content Server includes a Privilege Escalation Vulnerability 
that could potentially be exploited by malicious, regular users to perform 
certain actions as the superuser.


Unprivileged Content Server users may potentially escalate their privileges to
become a superuser by creating and performing malicious operations on dm_job 
objects. This is due to improper authorization checks being performed on such
objects and some of their attributes. The previous fix for CVE-2014-4626 was 


The following EMC Documentum Content Server release contains resolutions to 
these issues:

EMC Documentum Content Server 7.1P20 or later

EMC Documentum Content Server 7.2P04 or later

Customers on EMC Documentum Content Server prior to 7.0with extended support 
agreement are requested to raise hotfix requests through EMC Customer Support.

EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Document Content Server is continuing to develop a fix for the below version:

EMC Documentum Content Server 7.0.

This ESA will be updated when fixes are available for additional versions.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online support customers can download the patches from 

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 
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.

EMC Product Security Response Center


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