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 ESA-2012-031: Iomega StorCenter/EMC Lifeline Remote Access Vulnerability
                               9 August 2012


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC Iomega StorCenter/EMC Lifeline
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access:    Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2012-2283  

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ESA-2012-031: Iomega StorCenter/EMC Lifeline Remote Access Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-031

CVE Identifier: CVE-2012-2283

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:

Iomega network storage devices with the specified EMC Lifeline firmware version or earlier

Home Media Network Hard Drive               2.064

Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition


StorCenter ix2                    

StorCenter ix2-200                

StorCenter ix2-200 Cloud Edition  

StorCenter ix4-100                

StorCenter ix4-200d               

StorCenter ix4-200d Cloud Edition 

StorCenter ix4-200r                or

StorCenter ix2-200                

StorCenter ix12-300r              

StorCenter px4-300d               

StorCenter px4-300r               

StorCenter px6-300d               

StorCenter px12-350r              

Vulnerability Summary:

A vulnerability exists for Iomega network storage devices with EMC Lifeline firmware that can potentially be exploited to gain unauthorized access to remote shares in certain circumstances.

Vulnerability Details:

If remote access (including port-forwarding) is enabled on affected Iomega devices, all created shares (including shares on connected USB devices) could potentially be accessed by unauthorized remote users or systems due to access control issues.

Problem Resolution:

Download and install updated firmware for the Iomega network storage device. The vulnerability is resolved in the following firmware versions:

Home Media Network Hard Drive                   2.104
Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition
StorCenter ix2                        
StorCenter ix2-200                    
StorCenter ix2-200 Cloud Edition       or above
StorCenter ix4-100                    
StorCenter ix4-200d                   
StorCenter ix4-200d Cloud Edition      or above
StorCenter ix4-200r                    or
StorCenter ix12-300r                  
StorCenter px4-300d                   
StorCenter px4-300r                   
StorCenter px6-300d                   
StorCenter px12-350r                  

EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Firmware updates for each affected Iomega product are available for download from www.iomega.com/support. Refer to the Readme.txt file included with the firmware update for additional information. Follow guidelines provided on the Iomega support site for security best practices; locate these articles by searching for "security best practices" from the support page for the specified Iomega network storage products.

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


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