EMC Documentum D2 privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in EMC Documentum D2 (Content Management System) (unknown version). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

EMC Documentum D2 before 4.6 lacks intended ACLs for configuration objects, which allows remote authenticated users to modify objects via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was released 04/04/2016 as confirmed mailinglist post (Bugtraq). The advisory is shared at seclists.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-0888 since 12/17/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The requirement for exploitation is 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 90422 (EMC Documentum D2 < 4.6 Insufficient ACL Remote Object Manipulation (ESA-2016-034)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc..

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (111943) and Tenable (90422).






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 90422
Nessus Name: EMC Documentum D2 < 4.6 Insufficient ACL Remote Object Manipulation (ESA-2016-034)
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12/17/2015 🔍
04/04/2016 +109 days 🔍
04/07/2016 +2 days 🔍
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04/08/2016 +1 days 🔍
07/12/2022 +2286 days 🔍


Vendor: dellemc.com

Advisory: 136560
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-0888 (🔍)
X-Force: 111943 - EMC Documentum D2 privilege escalation
SecurityTracker: 1035459
Vulnerability Center: 57993 - EMC Documentum D2 before 4.6 Remote File System Write via unspecified vectors., High
SecurityFocus: 85808


Created: 04/07/2016 08:58 PM
Updated: 07/12/2022 09:52 AM
Changes: 04/07/2016 08:58 PM (37), 09/21/2018 08:37 AM (23), 07/12/2022 09:46 AM (2), 07/12/2022 09:49 AM (11), 07/12/2022 09:52 AM (1)
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