ESA-2010-007: EMC Avamar Denial Of Service Vulnerability
CVE Identifier: CVE-2010-1919
Severity Rating:=A0=A0CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
EMC Avamar version 4.1.x
EMC Avamar version 5.0
Please note EMC Avamar 5.0 SP1 is not affected by this issue.
A vulnerability exists in EMC Avamar which can be exploited by an unauthenticated remote user to cause denial of service.
The vulnerability in EMC Avamar may allow a remote unauthenticated user to send a specially-crafted message over TCP to hang gsan service causing denial of service condition on the Avamar grid. As a result, the affected=A0=A0grid would require a system reboot to clear the problem.
For Avamar 4.1.x, a patch (#18975) is available to correct this issue.=A0=A0Please contact EMC Customer Service to have this patch installed.
For Avamar 5.0, the fix is available in 5.0 SP1.=A0=A0Please contact EMC Customer Service to request an upgrade to 5.0 SP1 or higher.
EMC strongly recommends all customers apply security patches, which contain the resolution to this issue, at the earliest opportunity.
For explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to EMC Knowledgebase solution emc218831.
Read and utilize the information in this product alert 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.
Also, refer to the release supplements for each product for information regarding the new Software packages, build information, and fixes that may be included in addition to the security vulnerability fix at Powerlink. From the Powerlink home page menu bar, select Home > Support > Technical Documentation and Advisories > Software ~ A-B ~ Documentation > Avamar
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