ESA-2015-115: EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines (VMs) Restriction Bypass Vulnerability
EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-115
CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-4526
Severity Rating: CVSSv2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
• EMC RecoverPoint for VMs 4.2
EMC RecoverPoint for VMs 4.3 contains fixes for a restriction bypass vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.
EMC RecoverPoint for VMs contains a vulnerability that could potentially allow malicious users to bypass the restricted Installation Manager (Boxmgmt CLI) interface, gain shell access, and execute commands as root.
The following EMC release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:
• EMC RecoverPoint for VMs 4.3
EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.
Link to remedies:
Registered EMC Online Support customers can download patches and software from https://support.emc.com.
If you have any questions, please contact EMC Support.
EMC would like to thank an anonymous researcher working with Beyond Security's SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure program (http://www.beyondsecurity.com/ssd.html) for reporting this issue
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