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    Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Hitachi Automation Director
                              2 February 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Hitachi Automation Director
Publisher:         Hitachi
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5641  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2617

Original Bulletin: 

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Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Hitachi Automation Director

A Remote Code Execution Vulnerability(CVE-2017-5641) was found in Hitachi
Automation Director.

Security Information ID


Vulnerability description

A Remote Code Execution Vulnerability(CVE-2017-5641) was found in Hitachi
Automation Director.

Affected products and versions are listed below. Please upgrade your version to
the appropriate version.

Affected products

The information is organized under the following headings:

Product name: Gives the name of the affected product.


    Gives the affected version.

Product name: Hitachi Automation Director


Windows, Linux
    less than 8.5.3-00

Fixed products

The information is organized under the following headings:
Product name: Gives the name of the fixed product.


    Gives the fixed version, and release date.

Scheduled version:

    Gives the fixed version scheduled to be released.

Product name: Hitachi Automation Director(Japanese version)


Windows, Linux
    8.5.4-00 January 31, 2018

Product name: Hitachi Automation Director(English version)


Windows, Linux
    8.5.3-00 October 16, 2017

For details on the fixed products, contact your Hitachi support service

Revision history

February 2, 2018
    This page is released.

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