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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 

*       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 
*       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:  

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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