ZDI-11-061: EMC Replication Manager Client irccd.exe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Feb 07 2011 11:31PM
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ZDI-11-061: EMC Replication Manager Client irccd.exe Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


February 7, 2011

-- CVE ID:

-- CVSS:
10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors:

-- Affected Products:
EMC Replication Manager

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vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 8028.
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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of the EMC Replication Manager Client.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The Replication Manager client installs a service binds the irccd.exe
process to TCP port 6542. This service accepts commands using an
XML-based protocol. It exposes a vulnerability through it's RunProgram
functionality. By abusing this function an attacker can execute
arbitrary code under the context of currently logged in user.

-- Vendor Response:
EMC has stated that this vulnerability has been fixed in EMC Replication
Manager version 5.3 available through EMC Powerlink. However, the bug is
still present in the EMC Networker Module for Microsoft Applications. It
will be fixed in these products at a later date. EMC has released
Security Advisory ESA-2011-004 to address this issue (covering

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2009-10-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-02-07 - Public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* Anonymous

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