ESA-2014-074: EMC RecoverPoint Appliance Security Control Bypass Vulnerability Jul 18 2014 12:51PM
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ESA-2014-074: EMC RecoverPoint Appliance Security Control Bypass Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2014-074

CVE Identifier: CVE-2014-2519

Severity Rating: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Affected products:

? EMC RecoverPoint 4.1


EMC RecoverPoint Appliance (RPA) 4.1 has the internal firewall disabled by default.


The firewall rule in EMC RPA 4.1 to drop incoming connections except from the ports explicitly allowed was not enabled by default. This may allow unauthenticated malicious attackers to run port scans and/or disrupt services remotely.


EMC recommends that RPA 4.1 customers apply the RPA patch that contains the resolution to this issue. To upgrade to the patch contact Customer Support. Alternatively, customers can apply a non-disruptive signed script to resolve this issue. Please refer to the link under ?Link to remedies? to get the script.

Link to remedies:


EMC Product Security Response Center

security_alert (at) emc (dot) com [email concealed]

Read and use the information in this EMC Security Advisory to assist in avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this product alert, contact EMC Software Technical Support at 1-877-534-2867.

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to EMC Knowledgebase solution emc218831. EMC 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.

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 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. 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.

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