DSA-2019-120: Dell EMC Data Protection Central Security Update for Multiple Third-Party Component Vulnerabilities



First published: 18 SEP 2019
Last updated:   17 SEP 2020



Severity Rating (CVSS Base Score)

See NVD (http://nvd.nist.gov/) for individual scores for each CVE

Multiple components within Dell EMC Data Protection Central require a security update to address various vulnerabilities.


Dell EMC creates and distributes the Data Protection Central OS Update. These DPC OS Updates contain security patches from third party components for the Data Protection Central system. See Data Protection Central OS Update Release Notes for more information.

See NVD (http://nvd.nist.gov/) for individual scores for each CVE

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For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to Dell EMC Knowledgebase article 468307. Dell EMC recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.


Affected products:      
Dell EMC Data Protection Central versions 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 18.1, 18.2, 19.1
Dell EMC IDPA System Manager version 18.1, 18.2

Apply the Data Protection Central OS Update to all Data Protection Central systems installed via DPC OVA deployment; DPC systems installed without use of the DPC OVA are not updated by the DPC OS Update procedure.
To upgrade your Dell EMC Data Protection Central system, see KB article 522157: Data Protection Central: How to Install the Data Protection Central OS Update for installation instructions.  (Only registered Dell Customers can access the content on the article link via Dell.com/support)

Dell EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.

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