ESA-2016-063: EMC Replication Manager and Network Module for Microsoft Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Oct 04 2016 01:48PM
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ESA-2016-063: EMC Replication Manager and Network Module for Microsoft Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

EMC Identifier: ESA-2016-063

CVE Identifier: CVE-2016-0913

Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: 9.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected products:

? EMC Replication Manager versions prior to 5.5.3 on all supported OS.

? EMC Network Module for Microsoft version 3.x

? EMC Networker Module for Microsoft version 8.2.x


EMC Replication Manager (RM)is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability that may be exploited by an attacker to compromise an affected system.


A remote unauthenticated attacker may execute arbitrary commands on an RM Client, with high privileges, by starting a rogue RM Server that connects to the RM Client and executes the malicious script/payload that is placed in an SMB share, by the attacker, that is accessible to the RM Client.


The following EMC Replication Manager and Networker Module for Microsoft releases contain a resolution to this vulnerability:

? EMC Replication Manager version

o Customers must upgrade from earlier versions of Replication Manager to version 5.5.3 and then apply the hotfix.

? EMC Networker Module for Microsoft version

EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

Link to remedies:

Customers can download patch software from EMC Online Support (http://support.emc.com):

? EMC Replication Manager - https://support.emc.com/downloads/1293_Replication-Manager

? EMC Networker Module for Microsoft - https://support.emc.com/downloads/1095_NetWorker


EMC would like to thank Felix Wilhelm, ERNW Research for reporting this vulnerability.

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