ESA-2012-012: EMC Documentum eRoom Multiple Vulnerabilities

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-03-18T00:00:00



ESA-2012-012: EMC Documentum eRoom multiple vulnerabilities

EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-012

CVE Identifiers: CVE-2012-0398, CVE-2012-0404

Severity Rating: CVE-2012-0398 : CVSS Base Score is 5.8 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) CVE-2012-0404 : CVSS Base Score is 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Affected products: EMC Documentum eRoom versions prior 7.4.4

Vulnerability Summary:
EMC Documentum eRoom contains vulnerabilities that can be potentially exploited by malicious users to conduct session replay and cross-site scripting attacks.

Vulnerability Details:
Two vulnerabilities have been identified in EMC Documentum eRoom, which can be potentially exploited by malicious users to conduct session replay and cross-site scripting attacks.

1) The eRoom session cookies are set/validated insecurely which may lead to session hijacking and/or session replay (CVE-2012-0398). CVSS Base Score is 5.8 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) 2) eRoom application is vulnerable to DOM-based cross-site-scripting attacks (CVE-2012-0404). CVSS Base Score is 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) EMC is also providing additional instructions to customers to further protect their eRoom environment from cross-site scripting attacks. See KB article esg127683 available from Powerlink for more details.

The following EMC Documentum eRoom products contain resolution to these issues:

eRoom version 7.4.4

EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade to eRoom 7.4.4 at the earliest opportunity. Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Powerlink customers can download software from Powerlink. For EMC Documentum eRoom Software, navigate in Powerlink to Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing > Downloads D > Documentum eRoom. Also, follow the instructions in esg127683 to further harden their eRoom environment.


EMC would like to thank SEC Consult ( providing security and Documentum eRoom consulting for this release.

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.

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 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. 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.

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP Desktop 9.12.0 (Build 1035) Charset: utf-8

wj8DBQFPX1Gdtjd2rKp+ALwRAnCGAKCozu6ocLroP3gd3c8tOfgcjQ3E1wCg0QWd c6jhOGCXA50I3RlipzWM3cw= =bbZp -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----