Date: 08 July 2014
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2014-064: EMC Documentum Content Server Privilege
8 July 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: EMC Documentum Content Server
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2014-2514 CVE-2014-2513
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ESA-2014-064: EMC Documentum Content Server Privilege Escalation
EMC Identifier: ESA-2014-064
CVE Identifier: CVE-2014-2513, CVE-2014-2514
Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: Refer below for scores for each CVE.
All EMC Documentum Content Server versions of 7.1
All EMC Documentum Content Server versions of 7.0
All EMC Documentum Content Server versions of 6.7 SP2
All EMC Documentum Content Server versions of 6.7 SP1
All EMC Documentum Content Server versions prior to 6.7 SP1
EMC Documentum Content Server contains fixes for privilege escalation
vulnerabilities that could be potentially exploited by malicious users to
compromise the affected system.
EMC Documentum Content Server may be susceptible to the following privilege
Authenticated non-privileged users are allowed to execute arbitrary code with
super user privileges via custom scripts. This is due to improper authorization
checks being performed on the objects created. This could be potentially
exploited to perform unauthorized actions on Content Server.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:P)
Authenticated non-privileged users are allowed to run save RPC commands with
super user privileges on arbitrary objects. This is due to improper user
authorization checks and object type checks being performed on these objects.
This could be potentially exploited by a malicious authenticated non-privileged
user to perform unauthorized actions on Content Server including executing
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:P)
EMC recommends all customers upgrade to one of the versions listed below at the
EMC Documentum Content Server version 7.1 P06 and later
EMC Documentum Content Server version 7.0 P15 and later
EMC Documentum Content Server version 6.7 SP2 P15 and later
EMC Documentum Content Server version 6.7 SP1 P28 and later
Link to remedies:
Registered EMC Online Support customers can download patches and software from
support.emc.com at: https://support.emc.com/downloads/2732_Documentum-Server
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
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and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the
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