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         ESA-2015-179: EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition
                       Path Traversal Vulnerability
                             24 December 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition
Publisher:         EMC
Operating System:  Virtualisation
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-6852  

Original Bulletin: 

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ESA-2015-179: EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition Path Traversal 

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-179

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-6852

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.5 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)

Affected products: EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition v3.0x

Summary: EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition is affected by a path 
traversal vulnerability. Attackers could potentially exploit this 
vulnerability to access unauthorized information by supplying specially 
crafted strings in input parameters of the application.

Details: The EMC SRS Virtual Edition provides an API that allows an 
authenticated user to read/download various component log files. A path 
traversal vulnerability in this API may potentially be exploited by an 
authenticated malicious user to read/download any file accessible to the 
esrsve user/group.

Resolution: The following EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition release 
contains resolution to this vulnerability. EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual
Edition version 3.10

EMC recommends all customers upgrade to the version mentioned above at the 
earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Customers can download software 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 
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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 security_alert@emc.com

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