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Article Number: 000153710


DSA-2020-189: Dell EMC Isilon OneFS and Dell EMC PowerScale Security Update for Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Article Content


Impact

Medium

Overview

Summary:      
Dell EMC Isilon OneFS and Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS contain a remediation for a security vulnerability that may be exploited by attackers to compromise the affected system.

Details

  • Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Dell EMC Isilon OneFS version 8.2.2 and Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS version 9.0.0 contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Likewise component. A remote unauthenticated malicious attacker may potentially exploit this vulnerability to cause a process restart.

CVSS v3.1 Base Score: 5.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

  • Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Dell EMC Isilon OneFS version 8.2.2 and Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS version 9.0.0 contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Likewise component. A remote unauthenticated malicious attacker may potentially exploit this vulnerability to cause a process restart.

CVSS v3.1 Base Score: 5.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Dell Technologies recommends all customers consider both the CVSS base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores that may impact the potential severity associated with a particular security vulnerability.

Affected Products and Remediation

Affected products:      

  • Dell EMC Isilon OneFS version 8.2.2

  • Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS version 9.0.0


Resolution:       
For Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS version 9.0.0, the fix for this issue is included with the August 2020 Roll-up Patch, as well as all future Roll-up Patches. For more information and to obtain a Roll-up patch, see the Current Isilon OneFS Patches document.

For Dell EMC Isilon OneFS version 8.2.2, the fix for this issue is included with the August Roll-up Patch, as well as all future Roll-up Patches. For more information and to obtain a Roll-up patch, see the Current Isilon OneFS Patches document.

Dell EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.  


Workaround:     
Stop SMB as a service by running command:     

isi services smb disable

Note:
 This step should only be done if SMB is not one of the protocols used in the cluster.



Affected products:      

  • Dell EMC Isilon OneFS version 8.2.2

  • Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS version 9.0.0


Resolution:       
For Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS version 9.0.0, the fix for this issue is included with the August 2020 Roll-up Patch, as well as all future Roll-up Patches. For more information and to obtain a Roll-up patch, see the Current Isilon OneFS Patches document.

For Dell EMC Isilon OneFS version 8.2.2, the fix for this issue is included with the August Roll-up Patch, as well as all future Roll-up Patches. For more information and to obtain a Roll-up patch, see the Current Isilon OneFS Patches document.

Dell EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.  


Workaround:     
Stop SMB as a service by running command:     

isi services smb disable

Note:
 This step should only be done if SMB is not one of the protocols used in the cluster.



Acknowledgements

Dell would like to thank Andre Protas with Apple Information Security for reporting this issue.

Related Information

Dell Security Advisories and Notices
Dell Vulnerability Response Policy
CVSS Scoring Guide


The information in this Dell Technologies Security Advisory should be read and used to assist in avoiding situations that may arise from the problems described herein. Dell Technologies distributes Security Advisories to bring important security information to the attention of users of the affected product(s). Dell Technologies assesses the risk based on an average of risks across a diverse set of installed systems and may not represent the actual risk to your local installation and individual environment. It is recommended that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual environments and take appropriate actions. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Dell Technologies expressly disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall Dell Technologies, its affiliates or suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever arising from or related to the information contained herein or actions that you decide to take based thereon, including any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Dell Technologies, its affiliates or suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation shall apply to the extent permissible under law.

Article Properties


Affected Product

PowerScale OneFS

Product

PowerScale OneFS, Product Security Information

Last Published Date

22 May 2021

Version

4

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory

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