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Article Number: 000194629


DSA-2021-279: Dell EMC Data Protection Search Security Update for Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046, and CVE-2021-45105) 

Summary: Dell EMC Data Protection Search remediation is available for the Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution Vulnerability that may be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affectedSee more

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Impact

Critical

Details

Third-party Component  

CVE  

More information  

Apache Log4j  

CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046, CVE-2021-45105  

Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution  

Third-party Component  

CVE  

More information  

Apache Log4j  

CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046, CVE-2021-45105  

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 
Dell EMC Data Protection Search  Versions before 19.6 19.6  https://dl.dell.com/downloads/DL107465_Search-19.6.0-upgrade-package.zip
Product  Affected Versions  Updated Versions  Link to Update 
Dell EMC Data Protection Search  Versions before 19.6 19.6  https://dl.dell.com/downloads/DL107465_Search-19.6.0-upgrade-package.zip

Workarounds and Mitigations

See KB article 194464 for details: How to disable log4j lookups in Data Protection Search to address CVE-2021-44228.

Revision History

Revision  

Date  

Description  

1.0 

2021-12-15  

Workaround  

2.0 2022-01-11Patch release

Related Information

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


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Article Properties


Affected Product

Data Protection Search

Product

Data Protection Search, Product Security Information

Last Published Date

11 Jan 2022

Version

4

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory