EMC ESRS Virtual Edition 3.18 Authentication Bypass

EMC ESRS Virtual Edition versions 3.18 and below suffer from an authentication bypass vulnerability.

MD5 | 251bf4de8dd0bb54efd42555b138296d

Hash: SHA256

ESA-2017-043: EMC ESRS Virtual Edition Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2017-043
CVE Identifier: CVE-2017-4986
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: See below for individual scores of each CVE

Affected products:
EMC ESRS VE 3.18 or earlier

ESRS VE 3.20 contains a fix for a vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

Authentication Bypass vulnerability (CVE-2017-4986)
o An unauthenticated remote attacker may potentially gain access to read sensitive log data containing usernames and IP addresses due to an unsafe authentication mechanism.
5.3/Medium (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

The following EMC ESRS VE release contains a resolution to this vulnerability:
EMC ESRS VE version 3.20

EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Customers can download software from https://support.emc.com

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