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Article Number: 000191604


DSA-2021-172: Dell Isilon InsightIQ Security Update for a Proprietary Component Vulnerability

Summary: Dell Isilon InsightIQ remediation is available for Proprietary Component that could be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected systems.

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Impact

High

Details

Proprietary Code CVE(s) Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2021-36298 Dell Isilon InsightIQ, versions prior to 4.1.4, contain Risky Cryptographic Algorithm in the SSH component. A remote unauthenticated attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability leading to authentication bypass and remote takeover of the InsightIQ. This allows an attacker to take complete control of InsightIQ to affect services provided by SSH; Dell recommends customers to upgrade at the earliest opportunity. 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Proprietary Code CVE(s) Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2021-36298 Dell Isilon InsightIQ, versions prior to 4.1.4, contain Risky Cryptographic Algorithm in the SSH component. A remote unauthenticated attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability leading to authentication bypass and remote takeover of the InsightIQ. This allows an attacker to take complete control of InsightIQ to affect services provided by SSH; Dell recommends customers to upgrade at the earliest opportunity. 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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 Product Affected Version(s) Updated Version(s) Link to Update
CVE-2021-36298 Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.3.88 4.1.4.57
 
https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-in/product-support/product/isilon-insightiq/drivers
Select Version 4.1.4 and Package based on requirement.
  1. Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.4 Installation File for Linux Computers
  2. Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.4 Installation File for Other Supported VMware Products
  3. Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.4 Installation File for VMware ESX, VMware ESXi, or VMware Workstation
  4. Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.4 Patch file for Linux computers
CVE(s) Addressed Product Affected Version(s) Updated Version(s) Link to Update
CVE-2021-36298 Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.3.88 4.1.4.57
 
https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-in/product-support/product/isilon-insightiq/drivers
Select Version 4.1.4 and Package based on requirement.
  1. Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.4 Installation File for Linux Computers
  2. Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.4 Installation File for Other Supported VMware Products
  3. Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.4 Installation File for VMware ESX, VMware ESXi, or VMware Workstation
  4. Isilon InsightIQ 4.1.4 Patch file for Linux computers

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Revision History

RevisionDateDescription
0.12021-09-17Initial Release.

Related Information

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


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Affected Product

Product Security Information

Last Published Date

17 Sep 2021

Version

1

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory

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