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            ESA-2016-104: EMC ViPR SRM Multiple Vulnerabilities
                             15 September 2016


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC ViPR SRM
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
                  Linux variants
Impact/Access:    Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
                  Cross-site Scripting       -- Remote with User Interaction
                  Reduced Security           -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2016-6643 CVE-2016-6642 CVE-2016-6641

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ESA-2016-104: EMC ViPR SRM Multiple Vulnerabilities

EMC Identifier: ESA-2016-104

CVE Identifier: CVE-2016-0922, CVE-2016-6641, CVE-2016-6642, CVE-2016-6643

Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: See below for CVSSv3 scores for 
individual CVEs

Affected products:

EMC ViPR SRM versions prior to 3.7.2


EMC ViPR SRM 3.7.2 contains a fix for multiple vulnerabilities that could 
potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.


The details of the vulnerabilities are as follows:

Brute-force Password Guessing Vulnerability CVE-2016-0922

EMC ViPR SRM is affected by a brute-force password guessing vulnerability. An
attacker may exploit this vulnerability to launch brute-force attacks against
user passwords and compromise user accounts.

CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Note: ViPR SRM version prior to 3.7.2 have the brute-force protection but 
required manual configuration to enable it. Starting in 3.7.2, the brute-force
protection is enabled by default.

Stored Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability CVE-2016-6641

EMC ViPR SRM is affected by a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability. 
Attackers could potentially exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary 
HTML or JavaScript code in the user's browser session in the context of
the affected ViPR SRM application.

CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.6 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N)

Reflected Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability CVE-2016-6643

EMC ViPR SRM is affected by a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability. 
Attackers could potentially exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary 
HTML or JavaScript code in the user's browser session in the context of
the affected ViPR SRM application.

CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.1 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Arbitrary File Upload via Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability \x{150} 

EMC ViPR SRM is affected by an arbitrary file upload vulnerability which can 
be leveraged via a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability. Attackers
could potentially exploit the CSRF vulnerability to upload arbitrary files on
behalf of an authenticated administrator user of the application.

CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.1 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:L)


The following EMC ViPR SRM release contains a fix for this vulnerability:

EMC ViPR SRM version 3.7.2

Starting in ViPR SRM 3.7.2, new installations are protected from brute-force 
password guessing attacks by default. Customers upgrading to 3.7.2 should 
review their security settings against the Security Configuration Guide and 
determine if they desire to enable this configuration, as it is not enabled by

EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.


EMC would like to thank Han Sahin of Securify B.V. (han.sahin@securify.nl) for
reporting CVE-2016-0922.

EMC would like to thank Eric Flokstra of Outpost24 for reporting 
CVE-2016-6641, CVE-2016-6642 and CVE-2016-6643.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC ViPR SRM customers can download upgraded software from 
support.emc.com at https://support.emc.com/downloads/34247_ViPR-SRM.

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avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If
you have any questions regarding this product alert, contact EMC Software 
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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.

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