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EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow

EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow
Posted Jan 26, 2012
Authored by Tal Zeltzer | Site emc.com

EMC NetWorker Server 7.5.x and 7.6.x contain a buffer overflow vulnerability which may possibly be exploited to cause a denial of service or, possibly, arbitrary code execution.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary, code execution
advisories | CVE-2012-0395
MD5 | 8f138c228e545ad94a699b74ddf8e3d7

EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow

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ESA-2012-005: EMC NetWorker buffer overflow vulnerability.

EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-005
EMC Identifier: NW135173

CVE Identifier: CVE-2012-0395

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:
EMC NetWorker Server 7.5.x
EMC NetWorker Server 7.6.x

Vulnerability Summary:
EMC NetWorker Server 7.5.x and 7.6.x contain a buffer overflow vulnerability which may possibly be exploited to cause a denial of service or, possibly, arbitrary code execution.

Vulnerability Details:
EMC NetWorker Server contains a buffer overflow vulnerability that may allow a remote unauthenticated user to cause a denial of service or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. The vulnerability only impacts EMC NetWorker Server hosts.

The following EMC NetWorker products contain resolutions to this issue:

EMC NetWorker 7.6.3 SP1 Cumulative Release build 851

For installation instructions and details regarding all fixes included in this build, refer to the "NetWorker 7.6.3 Cumulative Hotfixes" document on Powerlink. Home > Products > Software E-O > NetWorker > Key Enhancements/Support Notes > NetWorker 7.6.

EMC strongly recommends, at the earliest opportunity, all customers upgrade the NetWorker Server to the latest version of the product which contains the resolution to this issue.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Powerlink customers can download software from Powerlink. For EMC NetWorker Software download page, navigate in Powerlink to Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing > Downloads J-O > NetWorker and select the applicable NetWorker version.

For EMC NetWorker Software documentation, navigate in Powerlink to Home > Support > Technical Documentation and Advisories > Software J-O Documentation > NetWorker Family > NetWorker and select the applicable NetWorker version.

EMC would like to thank Tal Zeltzer working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative (http://www.zerodayinitiative.com) for reporting this issue.

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 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.

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