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Article Number: 000194503


DSA-2021-274: Dell EMC Data Domain Security Update for Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046)

Summary: Dell EMC Data Domain workaround and mitigation is available before remediation for the Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution Vulnerability that may be exploited by malicious users toSee more

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Impact

Critical

Details

Third-party Component CVEs More information
Apache Log4J CVE-2021-44228 Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution 
  CVE-2021-45046  Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution
Third-party Component CVEs More information
Apache Log4J CVE-2021-44228 Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution 
  CVE-2021-45046  Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution

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

Product  Affected Versions  Updated Versions  Link to Update 
Data Domain (PowerProtect DD DDMC and DDSM) 
 
Versions from 7.3.0.5 to 7.7.0.6  
 
Note: All 6.x,7.0.x,7.1.x,7.2.x. 7.7.0.7 and later, 7.6.0.30 and later are not impacted.
7.8.0.0 or later
7.7.1.0 or later
7.8.0.0 upgrades DDOS to 7.8 release
7.7.1.0 upgrades DDOS to 7.7 release

These releases include log4j 2.17.1.
For more details about DDOS versions available for download, see the Dell KB article links below (requires log in to Dell Support to view articles):
https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/334649 
https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/525902 
Versions from 7.3.0.5 to 7.7.0.6. 
 
Note: All 6.x,7.0.x,7.1.x,7.2.x. 7.7.0.7 and later, 7.6.0.30 and later are not impacted. 
No change  Minimum Disruptive Upgrades (MDU) Log4j to 2.17.1 with no change to the DDOS version. See the Dell KB article link below for instructions and download (requires log in to Dell Support to view article):
https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/000195510


Notes:

  • Log4j 2.16 resolves the vulnerabilities for CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046.
  • Log4j 2.17 or later is required to resolve CVE-2021-45105 and CVE-2021-44832, but they do not impact PowerProtect DD DDMC and DDSM. See Dell KB article 186467: Dell EMC DataDomain False Positive Security Vulnerabilities for details.
  • Log4j 2.17.1 is also available in DDOS 7.2 (DDOS 7.2.0.90 or later) and DDOS 6.2 (DDOS 6.2.1.80 or later).
Product  Affected Versions  Updated Versions  Link to Update 
Data Domain (PowerProtect DD DDMC and DDSM) 
 
Versions from 7.3.0.5 to 7.7.0.6  
 
Note: All 6.x,7.0.x,7.1.x,7.2.x. 7.7.0.7 and later, 7.6.0.30 and later are not impacted.
7.8.0.0 or later
7.7.1.0 or later
7.8.0.0 upgrades DDOS to 7.8 release
7.7.1.0 upgrades DDOS to 7.7 release

These releases include log4j 2.17.1.
For more details about DDOS versions available for download, see the Dell KB article links below (requires log in to Dell Support to view articles):
https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/334649 
https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/525902 
Versions from 7.3.0.5 to 7.7.0.6. 
 
Note: All 6.x,7.0.x,7.1.x,7.2.x. 7.7.0.7 and later, 7.6.0.30 and later are not impacted. 
No change  Minimum Disruptive Upgrades (MDU) Log4j to 2.17.1 with no change to the DDOS version. See the Dell KB article link below for instructions and download (requires log in to Dell Support to view article):
https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/000195510


Notes:

  • Log4j 2.16 resolves the vulnerabilities for CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046.
  • Log4j 2.17 or later is required to resolve CVE-2021-45105 and CVE-2021-44832, but they do not impact PowerProtect DD DDMC and DDSM. See Dell KB article 186467: Dell EMC DataDomain False Positive Security Vulnerabilities for details.
  • Log4j 2.17.1 is also available in DDOS 7.2 (DDOS 7.2.0.90 or later) and DDOS 6.2 (DDOS 6.2.1.80 or later).

Workarounds and Mitigations

Disable UI using command "adminaccess disable HTTP" and "adminaccess disable HTTPS"

See Dell KB article 126375: PowerProtect and Data Domain core documents to view the Dell EMC DD OS Command Reference Guide for details.

Revision History

RevisionDateDescription
1.02021-12-15Initial Release
1.12021-12-17Update released
1.22021-12-29updated versions and workaround section
1.32022-01-04Added not impacted products
1.42022-01-28Added updated version 7.7.1.0
1.52022-04-20Updated Affected Products table

Related Information

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


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Article Properties


Affected Product

Data Domain, Data Domain, Product Security Information

Last Published Date

20 Apr 2022

Version

12

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory