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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESA-2014-179: EMC Replication Manager and EMC AppSync
Unquoted Service Path Enumeration Vulnerability
5 January 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: EMC Replication Manager
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2014-4634
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ESA-2014-179: EMC Replication Manager and EMC AppSync Unquoted Service Path
EMC Identifier: ESA-2014-179
CVE Identifier: CVE-2014-4634
Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
EMC Replication Manager versions prior to 5.5.2
EMC AppSync versions prior to 2.1.0
EMC Replication Manager and EMC AppSync may contain unquoted entries in the
Windows registry service path that could potentially be exploited by an
attacker to execute malicious programs.
Certain Windows registry service paths in EMC AppSync and EMC Replication
Manager may contain unquoted entries. An attacker could potentially exploit
this vulnerability to execute malicious programs with elevated privileges.
The following products contain the resolution to this issue:
EMC Replication Manager version 5.5.2 Hotfix. Customer needs to upgrade
from earlier versions of RM to 552 and then apply the hotfix.
EMC AppSync 2.1.0
EMC recommends all customers upgrade to one of the versions listed above for
their respective product at the earliest opportunity
Link to remedies:
Customers can download the upgrades from EMC Support (http://support.emc.com):
EMC Replication Manager 5.5.2: https://download.emc.com/downloads/DL56916
EMC AppSync 2.1.0: https://download.emc.com/downloads/DL56703
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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EMC Product Security Response Center
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