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ESA-2017-098: EMC Data Protection Advisor Hardcoded Password Vulnerability

2017-09-15 16:55
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ESA-2017-098: EMC Data Protection Advisor Hardcoded Password Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2017-098
CVE Identifier: CVE-2017-8013
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: 9.4 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:H)

Affected products:
* EMC Data Protection Advisor versions 6.3.x
* EMC Data Protection Advisor versions 6.4.x

Summary:
EMC Data Protection Advisor contains undocumented accounts with hard-coded passwords that could potentially be
exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

Details:
EMC Data Protection Advisor contains undocumented accounts with hard-coded passwords and various privileges. Affected
accounts are: "Apollo System Test", "emc.dpa.agent.logon" and "emc.dpa.metrics.logon". An attacker with knowledge of
the password could potentially use these accounts via REST APIs to gain unauthorized access to EMC Data Protection
Advisor (including potentially access with administrative privileges).

Resolution:
The following EMC Data Protection Advisor release contains resolutions to this vulnerability:
* EMC Data Protection Advisor version 6.4 patch 130
* EMC Data Protection Advisor version 6.3 patch 67

"Apollo System Test" and "emc.dpa.metrics.logon" accounts are no longer required for product functionality and have
been removed in versions listed above.

The password for "emc.dpa.agent.logon" account can be now changed via the remediated patches listed above. See release
notes for more information.

EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.


Link to remedies:
Registered EMC Online Support customers can download the required patch from support.emc.com at
https://support.emc.com/downloads/829_Data-Protection-Advisor
If you have any questions, contact DELL/EMC Support.

Credits:
EMC would like to thank rgod working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, for reporting this issue.
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