EMC Documentum Content Server prior 6.0 access control

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A vulnerability was found in EMC Documentum Content Server (Content Management System). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

EMC Documentum Content Server before 6.7 SP2 P16 and 7.x before 7.1 P07, when Oracle Database is used, does not properly restrict DQL hints, which allows remote authenticated users to conduct DQL injection attacks and read sensitive database content via a crafted request.

The weakness was published 08/20/2014 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-2520 since 03/14/2014. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 77635 (EMC Documentum Content Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (ESA-2014-079)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 6.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (95369) and Tenable (77635). Similar entries are available at 70677 and 70676.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 77635
Nessus Name: EMC Documentum Content Server Multiple Vulnerabilities (ESA-2014-079)
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Upgrade: Documentum Content Server 6.0


03/14/2014 🔍
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Vendor: dellemc.com

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-2520 (🔍)
X-Force: 95369
SecurityTracker: 1030743
Vulnerability Center: 45888 - EMC Documentum Content Server Remote DQL Injection Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 69274 - EMC Documentum Content Server CVE-2014-2520 Documentum Query Language Injection Vulnerability
Secunia: 60571 - EMC Documentum Content Server Multiple Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical

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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/28/2022 09:55 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (61), 06/05/2017 09:54 AM (7), 03/28/2022 09:54 AM (3), 03/28/2022 09:55 AM (1)
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