ESA-2012-027: EMC Celerra/VNX/VNXe Improper Access Control- Vulnerability

Subject: ESA-2012-027: EMC Celerra/VNX/VNXe Improper Access Control- Vulnerability


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ESA-2012-027: EMC Celerra/VNX/VNXe Improper Access Control Vulnerability 

EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-027

CVE Identifier: CVE-2012-2282 

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:

EMC Celerra Network Server versions through

EMC VNX versions through

EMC VNXe 2.0 (including SP1, SP2, and SP3)

EMC VNXe MR1 (including SP1, SP2, SP3, and SP3.1) 

EMC VNXe MR2 (including SP0.1)

Vulnerability Summary:

A vulnerability exists in EMC Celerra/VNX/VNXe systems that can be potentially exploited to gain unauthorized access to distributed files and directories.

Vulnerability Details:

In certain circumstances, NFS v2/3/4 clients with network access to exported file systems may be able to gain unauthorized access to files or directories in that file system due to access control issues.  

Problem Resolution:

The following products contain a resolution to this issue:

EMC Celerra Network Server Version 
EMC VNX Operating Environment for File Version 
EMC VNXe MR1 SP3.2 ( 
EMC VNXe MR2 SP0.2 (

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC customers can download software from Powerlink. 

For EMC Celerra, navigate in Powerlink to Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing > Downloads C > Celerra Software 
For EMC VNX, navigate in Powerlink to Home >Support>Support by Product and search for VNX 
For EMC VNXe, Log onto the affected VNXe, navigate in Support Zone as follows: Settings > More Configuration > Update Software > Obtain Candidate Version Online

Because the view is restricted based on customer agreements, you may not have permission to view certain downloads. Should you not see a software download you believe you should have access to, follow the instructions in EMC Knowledgebase solution emc116045. 

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.

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 that 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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