ESA-2015-077: EMC SourceOne Email Management Account Lockout Policy Vulnerability
EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-077
CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-0531
Severity Rating: Medium CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.4 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
• EMC SourceOne Email Management versions prior to 7.2
EMC SourceOne Email Management contains fixes for a security vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by an attacker to launch brute-force attacks and compromise user accounts
EMC SourceOne Email Management Search may be susceptible to brute-force attacks due to not implementing account lockout. An attacker could potentially exploit this to launch brute force attacks against user passwords and compromise user accounts.
The following EMC SourceOne Email Management release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:
• EMC SourceOne Email Management version 7.2
EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.
Link to remedies:
Customers can download software from:
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 non-infringement. In no event, shall EMC or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss 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.