Article Number: 000180928


DSA-2020-234: Dell EMC VxRail Appliance Security Update for Improper Authentication Vulnerability

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Impact

High

Overview

Dell EMC VxRail Appliance contains a remediation for a security vulnerability that may be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

Details

Dell EMC VxRail versions prior to 7.0.100, 4.7.520, and 4.5.451 contain an improper authentication vulnerability due to an error in the RASR reset tool. A remote unauthenticated malicious user may exploit this vulnerability to bypass authentication and gain access to the affected system. 

Dell EMC VxRail versions prior to 7.0.100, 4.7.520, and 4.5.451 contain an improper authentication vulnerability due to an error in the RASR reset tool. A remote unauthenticated malicious user may exploit this vulnerability to bypass authentication and gain access to the affected system. 

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 VxRail Appliance versions 7.0.000 and 7.0.010
Dell EMC VxRail Appliance versions 4.7.500, 4.7.510, and 4.7.511
Dell EMC VxRail Appliance versions 4.5.422 and 4.5.450


Remediation:     

  • For VxRail Appliances in the 7.0 family, this issue is remediated by upgrading to version 7.0.100.
  • For VxRail Appliances in the 4.7 families, this issue is remediated by upgrading to version 4.7.520
  • For VxRail Appliances in the 4.5 family, this issue is remediated by upgrading to version 4.5.451

Dell EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.



Affected products:      
Dell EMC VxRail Appliance versions 7.0.000 and 7.0.010
Dell EMC VxRail Appliance versions 4.7.500, 4.7.510, and 4.7.511
Dell EMC VxRail Appliance versions 4.5.422 and 4.5.450


Remediation:     

  • For VxRail Appliances in the 7.0 family, this issue is remediated by upgrading to version 7.0.100.
  • For VxRail Appliances in the 4.7 families, this issue is remediated by upgrading to version 4.7.520
  • For VxRail Appliances in the 4.5 family, this issue is remediated by upgrading to version 4.5.451

Dell EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.



Related Information

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


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Article Properties


Affected Product

VxRail Software

Product

Product Security Information, VxRail Appliance Family, VxRail Appliance Series, VxRail Software

Last Published Date

22 May 2021

Version

3

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory

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