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V-002: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Obtain Passwords

October 15, 2012 - 6:00am

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PROBLEM:

EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Obtain Passwords

PLATFORM:

EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications 2.2.1, 2.3 prior to build 122, 2.4 prior to build 375

ABSTRACT:

EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Two Vulnerabilities

REFERENCE LINKS:

EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-025
Secunia Advisory SA50957
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027647
CVE-2012-2284
CVE-2012-2290

IMPACT ASSESSMENT:

Medium

DISCUSSION:

1) An error during the installation or upgrading of NMM on an Exchange server may result in disclosure of administrative credentials in clear text.

2) An error in NMM clients during certain channel communication can be exploited to submit unauthenticated specially crafted messages over TCP.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions 2.2.1, 2.3 prior to build 122, and 2.4 prior to build 375.

IMPACT:

Two vulnerabilities have been reported in EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information and by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

SOLUTION:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download software from Online Support.

Select Support by Product and type NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications.

- From this page, select Downloads, Documentation, or Advisories as required.

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