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ESB-2014.2396 - [Win] RSA Archer GRC: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 15 December 2014

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      ESA-2014-163: RSA Archer GRC Platform Multiple Vulnerabilities
                             15 December 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:          RSA Archer GRC
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access:    Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                  Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                  Delete Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                  Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                  Cross-site Scripting            -- Remote with User Interaction
                  Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2014-4633  

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ESA-2014-163: RSA Archer GRC Platform Multiple Vulnerabilities

EMC Identifier: ESA-2014-163

CVE Identifier: See below for individual identifiers

Severity Rating: View details below for individual CVSSv2 scores

Affected Products:
RSA Archer GRC Platform version 5.x

RSA Archer GRC Platform contains fixes for multiple security 
vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to 
compromise the affected system.

The vulnerabilities addressed in RSA Archer GRC Platform 5.x are:

1.     Persistent Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2014-4633)
A persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability could potentially be exploited 
to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in an RSA Archer users browser 
session in context of an affected RSA Archer application.
CVSSv2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

2.    Multiple Vulnerabilities in Oracle JRE 7
RSA Archer GRC embeds Oracle JRE 7 which has known vulnerabilities. See vendor
advisory for CVE identifiers and CVSSv2 scores:

The Oracle Java SE patches are cumulative; patches included in the Critical 
Patch Update will include all fixes from the previous Critical Patch Updates.

RSA strongly recommends all customers upgrade to RSA Archer GRC Platform at their earliest opportunity. installers are available through RSA SecureCare Online (SCOL)
For additional information on fixes and steps to reduce risk, see the 
ESA-2014-163 FAQ in the documentation section of SCOL.

Severity Rating:

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, 
Security Advisories Severity Rating at 
RSA 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.

Obtaining Downloads:
To obtain the latest RSA product downloads, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at and click Products in the top navigation
menu. Select the specific product whose download you want to obtain. Scroll 
to the section for the product download that you want and click on the link.

Obtaining Documentation:
To obtain the Platform documentation, log on to RSA Archer Community at and click 
Documents in the top navigation menu. Select the specific category and the 
version tag of the Platform version you want. Scroll to the document that you
want and click the document name. If you have any questions on the Community,
please email

Severity Rating:
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, 
Security Advisories Severity Rating at RSA 
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.

Obtaining More Information:
For more information about RSA Archer GRC in general, visit the public RSA web
site at

RSA Archer Community/Exchange:

Getting Support and Service:
For customers with current maintenance contracts, contact your local RSA 
Customer Support center with any additional questions regarding this RSA 
SecurCare Note. For contact telephone numbers or e-mail addresses, log on to
RSA SecurCare Online at, click Help & 
Contact, and then click the Contact Us - Phone tab or the Contact Us - Email 

General Customer Support Information:

RSA SecurCare Online:

EOPS Policy:
RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major 
versions. Please refer to the link below for additional details.

SecurCare Online Security Advisories
RSA, The Security Division of EMC, distributes SCOL Security Advisories in 
order to bring to the attention of users of the affected RSA products 
important security information. RSA 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. RSA disclaim all warranties, either express or 
implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a 
particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall RSA or its
suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect,
incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even
if RSA 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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