ESB-2017.1645 - [Appliance] VASA Provider Virtual Appliance: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-06-30

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                               ESB-2017.1645
         ESA-2017-062: VASA Provider Virtual Appliance Remote Code
                          Execution Vulnerability
                               30 June 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:          VASA Provider Virtual Appliance
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access:    Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2017-4997  

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ESA-2017-062: VASA Provider Virtual Appliance Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2017-062
CVE Identifier: CVE-2017-4997
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: 8.3 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected products:  
VASA Provider Virtual Appliance versions 8.3.x and prior  

Summary:  
VASA Provider Virtual Appliance contains a fix for an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system. 

Details:  
VASA Provider Virtual Appliance versions prior to 8.3.x may potentially be vulnerable to an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability.  An unauthenticated remote attacker could upload a malicious file to run arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.


Resolution:  
The following VASA Provider Virtual Appliance release contains a resolution to this vulnerability:
\x{149}	VASA Provider Virtual Appliance 8.4.0

EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity. 

Link to remedies:

Customers can download software from https://support.emc.com/downloads/40557_VASA-Provider

Credits: EMC would like to thank rgod, working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this vulnerability.

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