ESA-2013-033: EMC NetWorker Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2013-07-29T00:00:00




ESA-2013-033: EMC NetWorker Information Disclosure Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2013-033

EMC Identifier: NW144712

CVE Identifier: CVE-2013-0943

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:
• EMC NetWorker 8.0.0.x • EMC NetWorker 8.0.1.x • EMC NetWorker 7.6.x.x


A vulnerability exists in EMC NetWorker that could allow exposure of certain sensitive configuration information under specific circumstances.


A privileged user on either Unix or Windows family operating systems may use the nsradmin utility on EMC Networker to potentially decrypt data leading to exposure of sensitive configuration information.

Note: This vulnerability affects all NetWorker platforms.


The following EMC NW products contain a resolution for these issues: • EMC NetWorker 8.1 and above

EMC strongly recommends that all customers upgrade to above NetWorker build.

Link to remedies:

For information regarding all fixes included in the above build(s), refer to Select ?Support by Product¦ and type ?NetWorker¦(Direct link NetWorker). From this page select ?Downloads¦, ?Documentation¦ or ?Advisories¦ as required.

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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.

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