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ESB-2015.2522 - [Linux][AIX] EMC RSA Web Threat Detection: Root compromise - Existing account

Date: 30 September 2015

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2015.2522
      ESA-2015-152: RSA Web Threat Detection Multiple Vulnerabilities
                             30 September 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:          EMC RSA Web Threat Detection
Publisher:        EMC
Operating System: Linux variants
                  AIX
Impact/Access:    Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2015-4548 CVE-2015-4547 

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ESA-2015-152: RSA Web Threat Detection Multiple Vulnerabilities

EMC Identifier: ESA-2015-152

CVE Identifier: CVE-2015-4547, CVE-2015-4548

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score:  View details below for individual CVSS v2
scores

Affected Products:

         RSA Web Threat Detection software versions prior to 5.1 SP1

Summary:
RSA Web Threat Detection version 5.1 SP1 contains fixes for multiple 
vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to 
compromise the affected system.

Details:
The vulnerabilities addressed in RSA Web Threat Detection 5.1 SP1 are:

Sensitive Information Exposure - CVE-2015-4547
The password for RSA Web Threat Detection's AnnoDB database is stored in 
cleartext in a system configuration file. Attacker with read access to the file
can potentially obtain the password and may compromise the database.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Privilege escalation - CVE-2015-4548
Under certain conditions, it is possible for a user with a service account to 
run commands as root by inserting commands in a service configuration file.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Recommendation:
The following RSA Web Threat Detection release contains resolutions to these 
vulnerabilities:

RSA Web Threat Detection version 5.1 SP1

RSA recommends all customers upgrade to this version at the earliest opportunity.

Severity Rating:
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, 
"Security Advisories Severity Rating" at 
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/scolcms/knowledge.aspx?solution=a46604. 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 
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com 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 RSA documentation, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com and click Products in the top navigation 
menu. Select the specific product whose documentation you want to obtain. 
Scroll to the section for the product version that you want and click the set 
link.

Severity Rating:
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, 
"Security Advisories Severity Rating" at 
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/scolcms/knowledge.aspx?solution=a46604. 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 products, visit the RSA web site at 
http://www.rsa.com.

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 https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com, click Help & 
Contact, and then click the Contact Us - Phone tab or the Contact Us - Email 
tab.

General Customer Support Information:
http://www.emc.com/support/rsa/index.htm

RSA SecurCare Online:
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com

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.

http://www.emc.com/support/rsa/eops/index.htm

SecurCare Online Security Advisories
Read and use the information in this RSA 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 RSA Software 
Technical Support at 1-800-995-5095.  RSA Security LLC and its affiliates, 
including without limitation, its ultimate parent company, EMC Corporation, 
distribute RSA 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 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 RSA, its affiliates or its suppliers, be liable for any
damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, 
loss of business profits or special damages, even if RSA, its affiliates or 
its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Some 
jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for 
consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation may not 
apply.

About RSA SecurCare Notes & Security Advisories Subscription
RSA SecurCare Notes & Security Advisories are targeted e-mail messages that
RSA sends you based on the RSA product family you currently use. If you'd like
to stop receiving RSA SecurCare Notes & Security Advisories, or if you'd 
like to change which RSA product family Notes & Security Advisories you 
currently receive, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at
https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/scolcms/help.aspx?_v=view3. Following the
instructions on the page, remove the check mark next to the RSA product 
family whose Notes & Security Advisories you no longer want to receive.
Click the Submit button to save your selection.

Sincerely,
RSA Customer Support

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