ESA-2017-007: EMC Documentum eRoom Unverified Password Change- Vulnerability

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Subject: ESA-2017-007: EMC Documentum eRoom Unverified Password Change- Vulnerability


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ESA-2017-007: EMC Documentum eRoom Unverified Password Change Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2017-007 
CVE Identifier: CVE-2017-2766
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: 5.7 (AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:L)

Affected products:  
EMC Documentum eRoom version 7.4.4
EMC Documentum eRoom version 7.4.4 SP1
EMC Documentum eRoom version prior to 7.4.5 P04
EMC Documentum eRoom version prior to 7.5.0 P01

EMC Documentum eRoom includes an unverified password change vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system. 

When setting a new password for an admin user, eRoom does not require knowledge of the original password or any another form of authentication. Any malicious attacker, having physical access to any admins logged in session in browser or stealing the session of the admin over a non HTTPS traffic, can potentially change the admin password.

The following EMC Documentum eRoom releases contain resolution to this vulnerability:
      EMC Documentum eRoom  version 7.4.5 patch 04 and later
        EMC Documentum eRoom  version 7.5 P01 and later
       EMC Documentum eRoom version 7.4.4 SP1 Hot fix

EMC recommends that all customers upgrade to one of the versions listed above at the earliest opportunity

Link to remedies:

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