ESA-2012-055: RSA® Data Protection Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-11-14T00:00:00




ESA-2012-055: RSA® Data Protection Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities

EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-055

CVE Identifier: CVE-2012-4612, CVE-2012-4613

Severity Rating: See below for individual scores and refer vendor advisories for component issues

Affected Products:

RSA Data Protection Manager Appliance 3.x (Virtual and Hardware) RSA Data Protection Manager Software Server 3.x RSA Data Protection Manager Appliance 2.7.x RSA Data Protection Manager Software Server 2.7.x


RSA Data Protection Manager is susceptible to vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise affected systems.


RSA Data Protection Manager is susceptible to multiple vulnerabilities that could be potentially exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected systems.

The vulnerabilities are:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability (CVE-2012-4612) CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Improper restriction of authentication attempts for OS lever user accounts (CVE-2012-4613) CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C).

Note: This issue only affects RSA Data Protection Manager Appliance (Virtual and Hardware)

This hot fix also updates multiple embedded components within the RSA Data Protection Manager Appliance and Virtual Appliance to address security vulnerabilities and other generic bugs. Refer to release notes for more details.


RSA strongly recommends all customers to upgrade to RSA Data Protection Manager 3.2.1 at the earliest opportunity.

Severity Rating:

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, “Security Advisories Severity Rating” at 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 request your upgrade of the software, please call your local support telephone number (contact phone numbers are available at for most expedient service. You may also request your software upgrade online at

Obtaining Documentation:

To obtain RSA documentation, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at 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.

Obtaining More Information:

For more information about RSA Data Protection Manager, visit the RSA web site at

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, click Help & Contact, and then click the Contact Us - Phone tab or the Contact Us - Email tab.

General Customer Support Information:

RSA SecurCare Online:

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.

SecurCare Online Security Advisories

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, distributes SCOL 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 disclaim 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 or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if RSA 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.

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