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          ESA-2015-097: EMC Secure Remote Services (ESRS) Virtual
              Edition (VE) Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
                               30 June 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC Secure Remote Services (ESRS) Virtual Edition (VE)
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: VMware ESX Server
Impact/Access:    Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                  Access Privileged Data          -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                  Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                  Reduced Security                -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2015-0544 CVE-2015-0543 

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ESA-2015-097: EMC Secure Remote Services (ESRS) Virtual Edition (VE) Multiple
Security Vulnerabilities

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-0543, CVE-2015-0544

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: See below for individual scores for each

Affected products:

   ESRS VE version 3.02 ESRS VE version 3.03 ESRS VE version 3.04

Summary: ESRS VE version 3.06 contains security fixes for multiple 
vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious uses to 
compromise the affected system


ESRS VE version 3.06 includes updates to address the following security 

1. Insufficient Certificate Validation (CVE-2015-0543)

ESRS VE does not properly validate certificates. Malicious users could 
potentially exploit this vulnerability to spoof trusted entities by using 
man-in-the-middle attacks.

CVSSv2 Base Score: 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

2. Cookie Generated with Insufficient Randomness (CVE-2015-0544)

Session cookie used by ESRS VE is generated using insufficient random values.
Malicious users could potentially exploit this vulnerability to gain 
unauthorized access to authenticated ESRS interfaces.

CVSSv2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


The following ESRS VE release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:

   ESRS VE version 3.06

EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download patches and software from
support.emc.com at: EMC Secure Remote Services -> EMC Secure Remote Services 
Virtual Edition -> Downloads

If you have any questions, contact EMC Support.


EMC would like to thank Han Sahin (han.sahin@securify.nl) of Securify B.V. 
(https://www.securify.nl) for reporting these issues.

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 Corporation distributes EMC Security Advisories, in order to bring to the
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information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The 
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EMC disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the 
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so the foregoing limitation may not apply.

EMC Product Security Response Center


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