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        ESA-2016-161: EMC Isilon OneFS LDAP Injection Vulnerability
                              19 January 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC Isilon OneFS
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Network Appliance
                  VMware ESX Server
Impact/Access:    Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2016-9870  

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ESA-2016-161: EMC Isilon OneFS LDAP Injection Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2016-161

CVE Identifier: CVE-2016-9870

Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.0 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

Affected products:

EMC Isilon OneFS

EMC Isilon OneFS -

EMC Isilon OneFS 7.2.0.x

EMC Isilon OneFS -

EMC Isilon OneFS 7.1.0.x


EMC Isilon OneFS is affected by an LDAP injection vulnerability that could 
potentially be exploited by a malicious user to compromise the system.


A malicious high-privileged local user may leverage the LDAP injection 
vulnerability by injecting an asterisk into a username in LDAP searches, which
may enable the attacker to impersonate other users on the system.


The following versions of EMC Isilon OneFS remediate this vulnerability:

EMC Isilon OneFS and later

EMC Isilon OneFS and later

EMC Isilon OneFS and later

EMC recommends that all customers upgrade to a version containing the 
resolution at the earliest opportunity. If you cannot upgrade at this time, 
you can perform the workaround below.


Do not allow asterisks in user names.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Online Support customers can download OneFS installation files
from the Downloads for Isilon OneFS page of the EMC Online Support site at 

If you have any questions, please contact EMC Support.

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.

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information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The 
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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 
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so the foregoing limitation may not apply.

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