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EMC RecoverPoint Command Injection

EMC RecoverPoint Command Injection
Posted Feb 2, 2018
Authored by Geoffrey Janjua, Mike Erman, Alexander Gonzalez, Jack Backer | Site emc.com

EMC RecoverPoint version 5.x suffers from a command injection vulnerability.

tags | advisory
advisories | CVE-2018-1184, CVE-2018-1185
MD5 | 94d0e2cf20c5043ed742a0acdbb31984

EMC RecoverPoint Command Injection

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ESA-2018-015: EMC RecoverPoint Command Injection Vulnerabilities

EMC Identifier: ESA-2018-015
CVE Identifier: CVE-2018-1184, CVE-2018-1185
Severity Rating: See below for individual scores

Affected products:
* EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines versions prior to 5.1.1
* EMC RecoverPoint version
* EMC RecoverPoint versions prior to

EMC RecoverPoint contains command injection vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected systems.

EMC RecoverPoint is susceptible to the following command injection vulnerabilities:

* Command injection vulnerability in Admin CLI may allow a malicious user with admin privileges to escape from the restricted shell to an interactive shell and run arbitrary commands with root privileges (CVE-2018-1185).

CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.7 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

* Command injection vulnerability in Boxmgmt CLI may allow a malicious user with boxmgmt privileges to bypass Boxmgmt CLI and run arbitrary commands with root privileges (CVE-2018-1184).

CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.7 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

The following EMC RecoverPoint releases contain resolutions to these vulnerabilities:
* EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines 5.1.1
* EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines
* EMC RecoverPoint
* EMC RecoverPoint

EMC recommends all customers upgrade to one of the above versions at the earliest opportunity. Customers are strongly advised to limit administrator privileges to trusted users and change default passwords to minimize the risk. See Security Configuration Guide for details.

Link to remedies:
Customers can download software from: https://support.emc.com/search/?text=RecoverPoint&searchLang=en_US&facetResource=DOWN

EMC would like to thank Geoffrey Janjua, Mike Erman, Jack Backer, and Alexander Gonzalez from Northrop Grumman for reporting these vulnerabilities.

Read and use the information in this EMC Security Advisory to assist in avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this product alert, contact EMC Software Technical Support at 1-877-534-2867.

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 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.

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