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ESB-2014.1194 - [Appliance] EMC RecoverPoint: Reduced security - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 21 July 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

         ESA-2014-074: EMC RecoverPoint Appliance Security Control
                           Bypass Vulnerability
                               21 July 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          EMC RecoverPoint
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access:    Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2014-2519  

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ESA-2014-074: EMC RecoverPoint Appliance Security Control Bypass Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2014-074

CVE Identifier: CVE-2014-2519

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Affected products:

EMC RecoverPoint 4.1


EMC RecoverPoint Appliance (RPA) 4.1 has the internal firewall disabled by 


The firewall rule in EMC RPA 4.1 to drop incoming connections except from the
ports explicitly allowed was not enabled by default. This may allow 
unauthenticated malicious attackers to run port scans and/or disrupt services


EMC recommends that RPA 4.1 customers apply the RPA patch that 
contains the resolution to this issue. To upgrade to the patch contact
Customer Support. Alternatively, customers can apply a non-disruptive signed 
script to resolve this issue. Please refer to the link under Link to remedies
to get the script.

Link to remedies:

EMC Product Security Response Center

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
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.

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