Article Number: 000185470


DSA-2021-081 Dell NetWorker Security Update for a Clear-Text Vulnerability

Summary: Dell NetWorker remediation is available for Clear-Text Vulnerability for NAS devices that may be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

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Impact

High

Details

Proprietary Code CVE(s) Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2021-21546 Dell NetWorker versions 18.x,19.x prior to 19.3.0.4 and 19.4.0.0 contain an Information Disclosure in Log Files vulnerability. A local low-privileged user of the NetWorker server may potentially exploit this vulnerability to read plain-text credentials from server log files. 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Proprietary Code CVE(s) Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2021-21546 Dell NetWorker versions 18.x,19.x prior to 19.3.0.4 and 19.4.0.0 contain an Information Disclosure in Log Files vulnerability. A local low-privileged user of the NetWorker server may potentially exploit this vulnerability to read plain-text credentials from server log files. 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Affected Products and Remediation

CVE(s) Addressed  Product Affected Version(s) Updated Version(s) Link to Update
CVE-2021-21546 Dell NetWorker Dell NetWorker versions 18.x and 19.x prior to 19.3.0.4  Dell NetWorker 19.3.0.4 and later Link to update: https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-in/product-support/product/networker/drivers

Reference document: https://dl.dell.com/content/docu99180
Dell NetWorker version 19.4.0.0 Dell NetWorker 19.4.0.1 and later
CVE(s) Addressed  Product Affected Version(s) Updated Version(s) Link to Update
CVE-2021-21546 Dell NetWorker Dell NetWorker versions 18.x and 19.x prior to 19.3.0.4  Dell NetWorker 19.3.0.4 and later Link to update: https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-in/product-support/product/networker/drivers

Reference document: https://dl.dell.com/content/docu99180
Dell NetWorker version 19.4.0.0 Dell NetWorker 19.4.0.1 and later
Revision History

RevisionDateDescription
1.02021-04-07Initial Release

Related Information

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


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Article Properties


Affected Product

NetWorker

Product

Product Security Information

Last Published Date

20 Apr 2021

Version

2

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory

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