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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2016-069: EMC Documentum WebTop and WebTop Clients
Improper Authorization Vulnerability
23 June 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: EMC Documentum WebTop
EMC Documentum Administrator
EMC Documentum Capital Projects
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2016-0914
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ESA-2016-069: EMC Documentum WebTop and WebTop Clients Improper Authorization
EMC Identifier: ESA-2016-069
CVE Identifier: CVE-2016-0914
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
EMC Documentum WebTop 6.8 and 6.8.1
EMC Documentum Administrator 7.0, 7.1, 7.2
EMC Documentum TaskSpace 6.7 SP3
EMC Documentum Capital Projects 1.9 and 1.10
EMC Documentum WebTop and WebTop dependent products contain a fix for improper
authorization vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious
users to compromise the affected system.
Remote authenticated WebTop and WebTop Client users may gain access to the
IAPI/IDQL interface in WebTop without proper authorization. Malicious users
could exploit this vulnerability to run IAPI/IDQL commands on the affected
systems using their own privilege.
The following product releases contain resolution to this vulnerability:
EMC Documentum WebTop 6.8 Patch 13 and later
EMC Documentum WebTop 6.8.1 patch 02 and later
EMC Documentum Administrator 7.2 Patch 13 and later
EMC Documentum Capital Projects 1.9 Patch 23 and later
EMC Documentum Capital Projects 1.10 Patch 10 and later
EMC recommends all customers upgrade to one of the versions listed above at
the earliest opportunity. In addition, Documentum Engineering is working to
validate a code fix for Documentum TaskSpace.
This ESA will be updated as code fixes become available.
Link to remedies:
Customers can download patches from support.emc.com or contact Documentum
customer support to obtain the patches.
EMC Documentum Webtop:
EMC Documentum Administrator:
EMC Documentum Capital Projects:
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
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