Article Number: 000184781


DSA-2021-062: Dell PowerStore Family Security Update for a VMware Vulnerability

Summary: Dell PowerStore X remediation is available for VMware Vulnerabilities that may be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

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Impact

High

Details
Third-Party Component CVE(s) More Information
VMware ESXi 6.7 CVE-2021-21974 VMSA-2021-0002
Third-Party Component CVE(s) More Information
VMware ESXi 6.7 CVE-2021-21974 VMSA-2021-0002

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
CVE(s) Addressed Products Affected Version(s) Updated Version(s) Link to Update
CVE-2021-21974 Dell PowerStore X Operating System Versions prior to ESXi 6.7 EP18 release ESXi 6.7 EP18 release https://www.dell.com/support/software/us/en/4#/registration
  • Install ESXi 6.7 EP18 release (ESXi670-202102001.zip)
* The VMware ESXi 6.7 EP18 release is qualified and available for PowerStore X Operating System version 1.0.3 and 1.0.4. See table 12 in the PowerStore support matrix for the latest PowerStore X OS to ESXi version compatibility.

To take advantage of the latest security fixes and enhancements, Dell recommends upgrading to the latest PowerStore code.
CVE(s) Addressed Products Affected Version(s) Updated Version(s) Link to Update
CVE-2021-21974 Dell PowerStore X Operating System Versions prior to ESXi 6.7 EP18 release ESXi 6.7 EP18 release https://www.dell.com/support/software/us/en/4#/registration
  • Install ESXi 6.7 EP18 release (ESXi670-202102001.zip)
* The VMware ESXi 6.7 EP18 release is qualified and available for PowerStore X Operating System version 1.0.3 and 1.0.4. See table 12 in the PowerStore support matrix for the latest PowerStore X OS to ESXi version compatibility.

To take advantage of the latest security fixes and enhancements, Dell recommends upgrading to the latest PowerStore code.
Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Revision History

RevisionDateMore Information
1.02021-03-30Initial Release

Related Information

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


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Affected Product

PowerStore, PowerStore 1000X, PowerStore 3000X, PowerStore 5000X, PowerStore 7000X, PowerStore 9000X, Product Security Information

Last Published Date

30 Mar 2021

Version

1

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory

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