Dell EMC RSA Archer up to Access Control access control

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A vulnerability was found in Dell EMC RSA Archer up to (Risk Management System). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown functionality of the component Access Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

RSA Archer versions prior to contain an improper access control vulnerability. A remote malicious user could potentially exploit this vulnerability to bypass authorization checks and gain read access to restricted user information.

The bug was discovered 12/28/2018. The weakness was released 01/03/2019 as not defined mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-15780 since 08/23/2018. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The successful exploitation needs a authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 121064 (EMC RSA Archer 6.x < 6.4.10500.1006 Authorization Bypass Vulnerability), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context r.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (121064).







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 121064
Nessus Name: EMC RSA Archer 6.x < 6.4.10500.1006 Authorization Bypass Vulnerability
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Upgrade: RSA Archer


08/23/2018 🔍
12/28/2018 +127 days 🔍
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01/10/2019 +6 days 🔍
06/22/2023 +1624 days 🔍



Advisory: DSA-2018-224
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-15780 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 106396 - EMC RSA Archer GRC Platform CVE-2018-15780 Access Bypass Vulnerability


Created: 01/04/2019 12:15 PM
Updated: 06/22/2023 07:52 PM
Changes: 01/04/2019 12:15 PM (69), 04/25/2020 09:04 PM (4), 06/22/2023 07:44 PM (4), 06/22/2023 07:52 PM (12)
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