ESA-2015-179: EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition Path- Traversal Vulnerability

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ESA-2015-179: EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition Path Traversal Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-179

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-6852

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.5 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)

Affected products:  
EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition v3.0x

EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition is affected by a path traversal vulnerability. Attackers could potentially exploit this vulnerability to access unauthorized information by supplying specially crafted strings in input parameters of the application. 

The EMC SRS Virtual Edition provides an API that allows an authenticated user to read/download various component log files. A path traversal vulnerability in this API may potentially be exploited by an authenticated malicious user to read/download any file accessible to the esrsve user/group.

The following EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition release contains resolution to this vulnerability.
  EMC Secure Remote Services Virtual Edition version 3.10

EMC recommends all customers upgrade to the version mentioned above at the earliest opportunity. 

Link to remedies:

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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.

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