ESA-2011-018: Domain administration privilege enforcement bypass in- EMC Avamar

Subject: ESA-2011-018: Domain administration privilege enforcement bypass in- EMC Avamar


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ESA-2011-018: Domain administration privilege enforcement bypass in EMC Avamar.

EMC Identifier: ESA-2011-018
CVE Identifier: CVE-2011-1740 

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.9 (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:
EMC Avamar version 4.x
EMC Avamar version 5.0.x
EMC Avamar version 6.0.x

Vulnerability Summary:
A vulnerability exists in EMC Avamar which may be exploited to bypass domain level privilege enforcement.
Vulnerability Details:
EMC Avamar software contains a potential privilege enforcement bypass vulnerability. This could allow a domain administrator or operator to restore data from and/or to clients in another domain to which the administrator or operator is not intended to have access rights. This flaw may also allow domain administrators or operators to view information about backup, restore and replication activities associated within another domain.

The following EMC Avamar products contain resolution to this issue:
 EMC Avamar version v5.0.4-30 with hotfix 27192 and hotfix 27230 applied (both hot fixes must be applied)
 EMC Avamar v6.0.0-592 and later

EMC strongly recommends all customers apply the hotfixes or upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:
For the location of the hotfix and installation instructions please see KB article esg123677. To upgrade the Avamar server, contact Avamar Customer Support to schedule an upgrade.

For explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to EMC Knowledgebase solution emc218831. EMC recommends that 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 Corporation distributes EMC Security Advisories in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected EMC products important security information. EMC recommends 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.

EMC Product Security Response Center

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