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    ESA-2016-064: EMC Data Domain Information Disclosure Vulnerability
                               10 June 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC Data Domain
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access:    Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2016-0910  

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ESA-2016-064: EMC Data Domain Information Disclosure Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2016-064

CVE Identifier: CVE-2016-0910

Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: 8.2 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected products:

EMC Data Domain OS 5.5: version and below

EMC Data Domain OS 5.6: version and below

EMC Data Domain OS 5.7: version and below


EMC Data Domain is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability that 
could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected 


Data Domain logs the session identifier of a user logged in via the GUI in a 
file that is accessible to all users. A malicious user could use the disclosed
session identifier to take over the account of the victim, a GUI user whose 
session identifier was disclosed.


The following EMC Data Domain releases contain resolutions to these 

EMC Data Domain OS 5.5: version

EMC Data Domain OS 5.6: hotfix version Contact EMC Customer Support
for access.

EMC Data Domain OS 5.7: version

EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download patches and software from
support.emc.com at


If you have any questions, contact EMC support.

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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