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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2012-057: EMC Smarts Network Configuration Manager
27 November 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: EMC Smarts Network Configuration Manager
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2012-4615 CVE-2012-4614
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ESA-2012-057: EMC Smarts Network Configuration Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities
EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-057
CVE Identifier: CVE-2012-4614
CVE Identifier: CVE-2012-4615
Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: See below for individual scores
EMC SW: EMC Smarts Network Configuration Manager (NCM) all versions prior 9.1
EMC Smarts NCM versions prior 9.1 contain multiple security vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.
Hard-coded encryption key is used when storing credentials (CVE-2012-4615)
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.6 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
NCM database by default allows unauthenticated connection (CVE-2012-4614)
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
EMC Smarts NCM 9.1 contains the resolution to these issues. EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity and follow steps described in release notes to further secure NCM deployments.
This release also includes security updates for Apache Tomcat and JBOSS that are shipped with the product.
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