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ESA-2011-024: EMC Captiva eInput multiple vulnerabilities


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ESA-2011-024: EMC Captiva eInput multiple vulnerabilities.

EMC Identifier: ESA-2011-024

CVE Identifier: CVE-2011-1743, CVE-2011-1744

Affected products:

EMC SW: EMC Captiva eInput 2.1.1

Vulnerability Summary:

EMC Captiva eInput contains two vulnerabilities which can be
exploited for conducting cross-site scripting attacks, retrieving
files on an affected system, or causing a denial of service.

Vulnerability Details:

  1. Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in EMC eInput can be
    exploited for conducting cross-site scripting attacks (CVE-2011-1743).
    Severity Rating: CVSSv2 Base Score: 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

  2. EMC eInput ActiveX functions can be accessed from untrusted sites
    (CVE-2011-1744). This may be exploited by a remote attacker to
    retrieve files from an affected system or cause a denial of service
    if a user is lured into visiting a specially crafted web page.
    Severity Rating: CVSSv2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C: P/I: P/A:

Problem Resolution:

The following EMC Captiva eInput products contain resolution to
these issues.

EMC Captiva eInput 2.1 Hot Fix

EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest
opportunity. Refer to EMC Knowledgebase solution esg123198 for more

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Powerlink customers can download software from

For EMC Captiva eInput product, navigate in Powerlink, to the
following location: Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing
> Documentum Download Center. From this page navigate to Download
Products > Captiva Software > eInput.

Because the view is restricted based on customer agreements, you may
not have permission to view certain downloads. Should you not see a
software download you believe you should have access to, follow the
instructions in EMC Knowledgebase solution emc116045.

For explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to EMC Knowledgebase
solution emc218831. EMC recommends that 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.

EMC Corporation distributes EMC Security Advisories in order to
bring to the attention of users of the affected EMC products
important security information. EMC recommends 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. EMC 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 EMC or its suppliers be liable
for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental,
consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if
EMC 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.

EMC Product Security Response Center
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