EMC Documentum D2 prior 4.0 Access Restriction access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in EMC Documentum D2 (Content Management System). This issue affects an unknown function of the component Access Restriction. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

EMC Documentum D2 3.1 before P20, 3.1 SP1 before P02, 4.0 before P10, 4.1 before P13, and 4.2 before P01 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions and execute arbitrary Documentum Query Language (DQL) queries by calling (1) a core method or (2) a D2FS web-service method.

The weakness was disclosed 05/25/2014 (Website). The advisory is shared at securitytracker.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2014-2504 since 03/14/2014. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a simple 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 74368 (EMC Documentum D2 Privilege Escalation (ESA-2014-045)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc..

Upgrading to version 4.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (93346), Tenable (74368), SecurityFocus (BID 67595†), Secunia (SA58938†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-45015†). The entries VDB-155322, VDB-156205, VDB-157051 and VDB-157470 are pretty similar.






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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 74368
Nessus Name: EMC Documentum D2 Privilege Escalation (ESA-2014-045)
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Upgrade: Documentum D2 4.0


03/14/2014 🔍
05/22/2014 +69 days 🔍
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06/06/2014 +11 days 🔍
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Vendor: dellemc.com

Advisory: securitytracker.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-2504 (🔍)

X-Force: 93346
SecurityFocus: 67595 - EMC Documentum D2 CVE-2014-2504 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Secunia: 58938 - EMC Documentum D2 Arbitrary Documentum Query Language Query Execution Security Issues, Less Critical
SecurityTracker: 1030282
Vulnerability Center: 45015 - EMC Documentum D2 Multiple Versions Remote Bypass Restrictions and Code Execution Vulnerability, High

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Created: 03/25/2015 04:45 PM
Updated: 03/21/2022 07:58 PM
Changes: 03/25/2015 04:45 PM (66), 05/31/2017 08:48 AM (5), 03/21/2022 07:52 PM (3), 03/21/2022 07:58 PM (1)
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