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      ESA-2015-142: RSA Archer GRC Platform Multiple Vulnerabilities
                             25 September 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          RSA Archer GRC
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access:    Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account            
                  Modify Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account            
                  Cross-site Scripting   -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2015-4543 CVE-2015-4542 CVE-2015-4541

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ESA-2015-142: RSA Archer GRC Platform Multiple Vulnerabilities

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-142

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-4541, CVE-2015-4542, CVE-2015-4543

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: View details below for individual CVSS v2

Affected Products:

RSA Archer version 5.x


RSA Archer GRC 5.5.3 platform is designed to contain fixes for multiple 
vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to 
compromise the affected system.


The vulnerabilities addressed in RSA Archer GRC Platform 5.5.3 are:

CVE-2015-4541: Multiple stored cross-site scripting vulnerabilities

RSA Archer GRC Platform 5.5.3 could potentially be affected by multiple stored
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. Attackers could potentially exploit 
these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary HTML or Javascript code in a RSA 
Archer user?s browser session in the context of an affected RSA Archer 

CVSSv2 Base Score: 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE-2015-4542: Improper authorization vulnerability

An unauthorized RSA Archer user can potentially read and modify messages on 
the Discussion Forum Fields due to improper authorizations checks.

CVSSv2 Base Score: 5.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVE-2015-4543: Sensitive information exposure vulnerability

In certain circumstances, RSA -Archer user password could potentially be 
stored in clear text in the database fields. The attacker with read access to
the database can obtain this password and access Archer application with 
privileges of the compromised user.

CVSSv2 Base Score: 7.9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:N)


RSA recommends all customers upgrade to RSA Archer GRC 5.5.3 at their earliest

5.5 SP3 installers are available through RSA SecureCare Online (SCOL) 
https://know ledge.rsasecurity.com.

For additional information on fixes and steps to reduce risk, see the RSA 
Archer GRC ESA-2015-142 FAQ at:


Obtaining Downloads:

To obtain the latest RSA product downloads, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com and click Products in the top navigation 
menu. Select the specific product whose download you want to obtain. Scroll to
the section for the product download that you want and click on the link.

Obtaining Documentation:

To obtain the Platform documentation, log on to RSA Archer Community at 
https://community.emc.com/community/connect/grc_ecosystem/rsa_archer and click
Documents in the top navigation menu. Select the specific category and the 
version tag of the Platform version you want. Scroll to the document that you
want and click the document name. If you have any questions on the Community,
please email Archer_Community (at) emc (dot) com. [email concealed]

Severity Rating:

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, 
?Security Advisories Severity Rating? at 
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/scolcms/knowledge.aspx?solution=a46604 . RSA
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.

Obtaining More Information:

For more information about RSA Archer GRC in general, visit the public RSA web
site at http://www.emc.com/security/rsa-archer.htm.

RSA Archer Community/Exchange:


Getting Support and Service:

For customers with current maintenance contracts, contact your local RSA 
Customer Support center with any additional questions regarding this RSA 
SecurCare Note. For contact telephone numbers or e-mail addresses, log on to 
RSA SecurCare Online at https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com, click Help & 
Contact, and then click the Contact Us - Phone tab or the Contact Us - Email 

General Customer Support Information:


RSA SecurCare Online:


EOPS Policy:

RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major 
versions. Please refer to the link below for additional details.


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