ESA-2013-072: EMC NetWorker Information Disclosure Vulnerability
EMC Identifier: ESA-2013-072
EMC Identifier: NW152441
CVE Identifier: CVE-2013-3285
Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
EMC NetWorker version 8.0.x
A vulnerability exists in EMC NetWorker that could allow exposure of sensitive information under specific circumstances.
When the NetWorker Management Console (NMC) is configured to use Active Directory/LDAP for user authentication through NMC administration GUI, an authenticated user may be able to see the AD/LDAP administrator password in clear text within certain NMC audit reports or by querying the NetWorker RAP resource.
To address this issue, customers must perform the following steps
1. Upgrade the NetWorker server and NMC server software to the following versions:
EMC NetWorker 188.8.131.52 and above
EMC NetWorker 8.1 and above
2. Change existing Active Directory/LDAP Administrator password to mitigate the exposure.
Link to remedies:
Registered EMC Online Support customers can download software from support.emc.com.
Select Support by Product and type NetWorker(Direct link NetWorker). From this page select Downloads, Documentation or Advisories as required.
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.
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