Date: 21 July 2014
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2014-074: EMC RecoverPoint Appliance Security Control
21 July 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: EMC RecoverPoint
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated
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)
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 188.8.131.52 patch that
contains the resolution to this issue. To upgrade to the 184.108.40.206 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
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and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the
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