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ESA-2011-025: Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities in EMC AutoStart Aug 18 2011 05:01PM
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ESA-2011-025: Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities in EMC AutoStart

EMC Identifier: ESA-2011-025

CVE Identifier: CVE-2011-2735

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.9 (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:

EMC AutoStart 5.3.x

EMC AutoStart 5.4.x

Vulnerability Summary:

EMC AutoStart contains multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities which can be exploited to potentially cause a denial of service, or possibly, execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected application.

Vulnerability Details:

EMC AutoStart contains multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities may allow an unauthenticated user to send a specially-crafted message over TCP to potentially cause a denial of service, or possibly, execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected application.

Problem Resolution:

The following EMC AutoStart products contain updates to address these issues.

? EMC AutoStart 5.4.1.

EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity. EMC also recommends customers block unauthorized traffic between EMC AutoStart software and other external systems.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Powerlink customers can download software from Powerlink.

For EMC AutoStart Software, navigate in Powerlink to Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing > Downloads A-B > AutoStart

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.

Credits:

EMC would like to thank Sebastian Apelt (www.siberas.de) working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative (http://www.zerodayinitiative.com) for reporting these issues.

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

Security_Alert (at) EMC (dot) com [email concealed]

http://www.emc.com/contact-us/contact/product-security-response-center.h
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