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EMC ApplicationXtender Arbitrary File Upload

EMC ApplicationXtender Arbitrary File Upload
Posted Aug 25, 2012
Authored by rgod | Site emc.com

A vulnerability exists in EMC ApplicationXtender products that may allow an attacker to upload arbitrary files on affected systems. EMC ApplicationXtender Web Access .NET versions 6.5 P1 and earlier are affected.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary
advisories | CVE-2012-2289
MD5 | a998eb620a6fe74b4c5b704e777e48d4

EMC ApplicationXtender Arbitrary File Upload

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ESA-2012-039: EMC ApplicationXtender Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-039

CVE Identifier: CVE-2012-2289

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected products:

EMC ApplicationXtender Desktop 6.5 P1 and earlier

EMC ApplicationXtender Web Access .NET 6.5 P1 and earlier


A vulnerability exists in EMC ApplicationXtender products that may allow an attacker to upload arbitrary files on affected systems.


EMC ApplicationXtender contains a vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by an attacker to create malicious files inside arbitrary locations that may lead to remote code execution.


The following EMC ApplicationXtender products contain resolutions to this issue:

EMC ApplicationXtender Desktop 6.5 SP2
EMC ApplicationXtender Web Access 6.5 SP2
Hotfix AX-1164 for EMC ApplicationXtender Desktop 6.0
Hotfix AX-1165 for EMC ApplicationXtender Desktop 6.5 patch 1
Hotfix WX-659 for EMC ApplicationXtender Web Access .NET 6.0
Hotfix WX-660 for EMC ApplicationXtender Web Access .NET 6.5 patch 1
EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity to version 6.5 SP2. Hotfixes for ApplicationXtender versions 6.0 and 6.5 P1 are available by contacting EMC Technical Support.

Link to Remedies:

Registered EMC customers can download the 6.5 SP2 software from Support site at https://support.emc.com/products/2283_ApplicationXtender/Downloads/.

In order to acquire the hotfixes for ApplicationXtender 6.0 and 6.5 patch 1, create a Service Request on the EMC Technical Support Service Center at https://support.emc.com/servicecenter/createSR/. Reference above hotfix identifiers.


EMC would like to thank Andrea Micalizzi (aka rgod) 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 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


Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (Cygwin)



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