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DSA-2018-024: Dell EMC VMAX Virtual Appliance (vApp) Manager Multiple 

Dell EMC Identifier: DSA-2018-024

CVE Identifier: CVE-2018-1215, CVE-2018-1216

Severity Rating: CVSS Base Score: See below for each CVE.

Affected products:
Dell EMC Unisphere for VMAX Virtual Appliance versions prior to
Dell EMC Solutions Enabler Virtual Appliance versions prior to
Dell EMC VASA Virtual Appliance versions prior to
Dell EMC VMAX Embedded Management (eManagement) versions prior to and including 
1.4 (Enginuity Release
5977.1125.1125 and earlier)

The vApp Manager which is embedded in Dell EMC Unisphere for VMAX, Dell EMC 
Solutions Enabler, Dell EMC VASA
Virtual Appliances, and Dell EMC VMAX Embedded Management (eManagement) 
contains multiple security
vulnerabilities that may potentially be exploited by malicious users to 
compromise the affected system.

Arbitrary file upload vulnerability
A remote authenticated malicious user may potentially upload arbitrary 
maliciously crafted files in any location
on the web server. By chaining this vulnerability with CVE-2018-1216, the 
attacker may use the default account
to exploit this vulnerability.
CVSS v3 Base Score: 8.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Hard-coded password vulnerability
The vApp Manager contains an undocumented default account (ÒsmcÓ) with a 
hard-coded password that may
be used with certain web servlets. A remote attacker with the knowledge of the 
hard-coded password and the
message format may use vulnerable servlets to gain unauthorized access to the 
Note: This account cannot be used to log in via the web user interface.
CVSSv3 Base Score: 9.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)


The following VMAX products contain address these vulnerabilities:
ESX Server Installs:
Dell EMC Unisphere for VMAX Virtual Appliance OVA hotfix 1090, service 
alert 1059
Dell EMC Unisphere for VMAX Virtual Appliance ISO upgrade hotfix 1089, 
service alert 1058
Dell EMC Solutions Enabler Virtual Appliance OVA hotfix 2058, service 
alert 1891
Dell EMC Solutions Enabler Virtual Appliance ISO upgrade hotfix 2057, 
service alert 1890
Dell EMC VASA Virtual Appliance OVA
Dell EMC VASA Virtual Appliance ISO upgrade

eMGMT (Service Pack 6848)

Dell EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Note: The default account ÒsmcÓ has been removed for all fresh installations of 
versions of the products that contain the
fixes. The account cannot be removed from the user database for upgrade 
situations, however all servlets that use this
account have been removed from the application making the account obsolete.

Link To Remedies:
Customers can download software for Dell EMC VASA Virtual Appliance 
OVA and ISO from Dell EMC Online
Support at https://support.emc.com/downloads/40557_VASA-Provider.

Registered Dell EMC Online Support customers are recommended to contact Dell 
EMC Customer Support for all other
fixes as they are not available from Dell EMC Online Support download page. 
Open a Service Request to have the hotfix
or ePack installed. Contact Dell EMC Support with any questions.

Dell EMC would like to thank Carlos Perez from Tenable for reporting these 

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to Dell EMC Knowledgebase article 
468307. Dell 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.

Legal Information: Read and use the information in this Dell 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 Dell EMC Technical
Support at 1-877-534-2867. Dell EMC distributes EMC Security Advisories, in 
order to bring to the attention of
users of the affected Dell EMC products, important security information. Dell 
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. Dell 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
Dell EMC or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including 
direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of
business profits or special damages, even if Dell EMC or its suppliers have 
been advised of the possibility of such damages.
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