ESA-2011-029: Buffer overflow vulnerability in multiple EMC Ionix products Sep 14 2011 04:25PM
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ESA-2011-029: Buffer overflow vulnerability in multiple EMC Ionix products.

EMC Identifier: ESA-2011-029

CVE Identifier: CVE-2011-2738

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected products:

Ionix Application Connectivity Monitor (Ionix ACM) 2.3 and earlier

Ionix Adapter for Alcatel-Lucent 5620 SAM EMS (Ionix ASAM) and earlier

Ionix IP Management Suite (Ionix IP) and earlier

Ionix IPv6 Management Suite (Ionix IPv6) 2.0.2 and earlier

Ionix MPLS Management Suite (Ionix MPLS) 4.0.0 and earlier

Ionix Multicast Manager (Ionix MCAST) 2.1 and earlier

Ionix Network Protocol Management Suite (Ionix NPM) 3.1 and earlier

Ionix Optical Transport Management Suite (Ionix OTM) 5.1 and earlier

Ionix Server Manager (EISM) 3.0 and earlier

Ionix Service Assurance Management Suite (Ionix SAM) and earlier

Ionix Storage Insight for Availability Suite (Ionix SIA) 2.3.1 and earlier

Ionix VoIP Availability Management Suite (Ionix VoIP AM) and earlier

Vulnerability Summary:

The affected EMC Ionix products contain a buffer overflow vulnerability which can be exploited to cause a denial of service or, possibly, arbitrary code execution.

Vulnerability Details:

Multiple EMC Ionix products contain a buffer overflow vulnerability. The vulnerability may allow a remote unauthenticated user to send a specially-crafted message over TCP or UDP to cause a denial of service or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.


The following EMC Ionix products contain resolutions to this issue:

EMC Ionix Adapter for Alcatel-Lucent 5620 SAM EMS (ASAM) and later

EMC Ionix IP Management Suite (IP) 8.1.2 and later

EMC Ionix Service Assurance Management Suite (SAM) 8.1.1 and later

EMC Ionix VoIP Availability Management Suite (VoIP AM) and later

EMC strongly recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity. EMC will communicate the fixes for all other affected products as they become available. Regularly check EMC Knowledgebase solution emc274245 for the status of these fixes.

Link to remedies:

Registered EMC Powerlink customers can download software from Powerlink. For EMC Ionix Software, navigate in Powerlink to Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing > Downloads E-I

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.


EMC would like to thank Abdul Aziz Hariri working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative (http://www.zerodayinitiative.com) for reporting this issue.

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]


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