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ESA-2013-029: RSA SecurID Sensitive Information Disclosure Vulnerability May 16 2013 02:04PM
Security Alert (Security_Alert emc com)

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ESA-2013-029: RSA SecurID Sensitive Information Disclosure Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2013-029

CVE Identifier: CVE-2013-0941

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

Affected Products:

RSA Authentication API versions prior to 8.1 SP1

RSA Web Agent for Apache Web Server versions prior to 5.3.5

RSA Web Agent for IIS versions prior to 5.3.5

RSA PAM Agent versions prior to 7.0

RSA Agent for Microsoft Windows versions prior to 6.1.4

Unaffected Products:

RSA Authentication API versions 8.1 SP1 and later

RSA Web Agent for Apache Web Server versions 5.3.5 and later

RSA Web Agent for IIS versions 5.3.5 and later

RSA PAM Agent versions 7.0 and later

RSA Agent for Microsoft Windows version 6.1.4

RSA EAP Client 7.0 and later

RSA Authentication Agent for Microsoft Windows 7.1

RSA SecurID Authentication Agent 7.1 for Web for Apache Web Server

RSA SecurID Authentication Agent 7.1 for Web for Internet Information Services

Summary:

The node secret in affected products was stored using an encryption key and encryption algorithm that is no longer considered effective by RSA standards. An attacker could potentially exploit this to eavesdrop on or modify network communications.

Details:

The node secret is a symmetric encryption key that RSA® Authentication Manager and RSA Authentication Agents use to protect network communications. In affected products, the node secret is encrypted and stored on the agent host using a dated encryption algorithm and weak key.

All agent software which leverages the RSA SecurID Authentication API has been updated to use stronger encryption and stronger keys.

Note: All agent software, whether shipped by RSA or one of its RSA Secured Partners, which leverage the RADIUS Protocol is NOT affected by this issue.

Recommendation:

Following is the recommendation for action to be taken to obtain this security fix:

RSA Authentication Agent for Microsoft Windows 6.1.3

Recommendation: Please upgrade to RSA Authentication Agent for Microsoft Windows 6.1.4

RSA Authentication Agent for Microsoft Windows 6.4.2 and 7.0

Recommendation: Please upgrade to RSA Authentication Agent for Microsoft Windows 7.1.

RSA SecurID Authentication Agent 5.3 for Web for Apache Web Server

Recommendation: Please upgrade to RSA Authentication Agent 5.3.5 for Apache Web Server.

RSA SecurID Authentication Agent 5.3 for Web for Internet Information Services

Recommendation: Please upgrade to RSA Authentication Agent 5.3.5 for Internet Information Services.

RSA SecurID Agent 6.0 for PAM

Recommendation: Please upgrade to RSA Authentication Agent 7.0 for PAM.

Obtaining Downloads:

To obtain the latest RSA product downloads, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com and click Products in the top navigation menu. Select the specific product whose download you want to obtain. Scroll to the section for the product download that you want and click on the link.

Obtaining Documentation:

To obtain RSA documentation, log on to RSA SecurCare Online at https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com 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.

Severity Rating:

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Knowledge Base Article, ?Security Advisories Severity Rating? at https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/scolcms/knowledge.aspx?solution=a46604
. 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 More Information:

For more information about RSA products, visit the RSA web site at http://www.rsa.com.

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 https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com, click Help & Contact, and then click the Contact Us - Phone tab or the Contact Us - Email tab.

General Customer Support Information:

http://www.rsa.com/node.aspx?id=1264

RSA SecurCare Online:

https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com

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.

http://www.rsa.com/node.aspx?id=2575

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.

About RSA SecurCare Notes & Security Advisories Subscription

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