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ESA-2016-104: EMC ViPR SRM Multiple Vulnerabilities
EMC Identifier: ESA-2016-104
CVE Identifier: CVE-2016-0922, CVE-2016-6641, CVE-2016-6642, CVE-2016-6643
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: See below for CVSSv3 scores for individual CVEs
EMC ViPR SRM versions prior to 3.7.2
EMC ViPR SRM 3.7.2 contains a fix for multiple vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.
The details of the vulnerabilities are as follows:
Brute-force Password Guessing Vulnerability CVE-2016-0922
EMC ViPR SRM is affected by a brute-force password guessing vulnerability. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to launch brute-force attacks against user passwords and compromise user accounts.
CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Note: ViPR SRM version prior to 3.7.2 have the brute-force protection but required manual configuration to enable it. Starting in 3.7.2, the brute-force protection is enabled by default.
Stored Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability CVE-2016-6641
CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.6 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N)
Reflected Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability CVE-2016-6643
CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.1 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Arbitrary File Upload via Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability CVE-2016-6642
EMC ViPR SRM is affected by an arbitrary file upload vulnerability which can be leveraged via a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability. Attackers could potentially exploit the CSRF vulnerability to upload arbitrary files on behalf of an authenticated administrator user of the application.
CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.1 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:L)
The following EMC ViPR SRM release contains a fix for this vulnerability:
EMC ViPR SRM version 3.7.2
Starting in ViPR SRM 3.7.2, new installations are protected from brute-force password guessing attacks by default. Customers upgrading to 3.7.2 should review their security settings against the Security Configuration Guide and determine if they desire to enable this configuration, as it is not enabled by default.
EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.
EMC would like to thank Han Sahin of Securify B.V. (email@example.com) for reporting CVE-2016-0922.
EMC would like to thank Eric Flokstra of Outpost24 for reporting CVE-2016-6641, CVE-2016-6642 and CVE-2016-6643.
Link to remedies:
Registered EMC ViPR SRM customers can download upgraded software from support.emc.com at https://support.emc.com/downloads/34247_ViPR-SRM.
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