EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines 4.2 Installation Manager Boxmgmt CLI Interface access control

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A vulnerability was found in EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines 4.2 (Backup Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component Installation Manager Boxmgmt CLI Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. The software does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines (VMs) 4.2 allows local users to obtain root-shell access by bypassing the Installation Manager Boxmgmt CLI interface.

The weakness was disclosed 07/10/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared at seclists.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-4526 since 06/11/2015. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/31/2022). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

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

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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06/11/2015 🔍
07/10/2015 +29 days 🔍
07/10/2015 +0 days 🔍
07/12/2015 +2 days 🔍
05/31/2022 +2515 days 🔍


Vendor: dellemc.com

Advisory: seclists.org
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2015-4526 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1032853


Created: 07/12/2015 05:27 PM
Updated: 05/31/2022 08:43 AM
Changes: 07/12/2015 05:27 PM (41), 07/04/2017 08:01 AM (7), 05/31/2022 08:43 AM (3)
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