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Article Number: 000194822


DSA-2021-311: Dell EMC XC Series and Core Appliance Security Update for Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046, and CVE-2021-45105)

Summary: Dell EMC XC Series and Core Appliance remediation is available for the Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution Vulnerability that may be exploited by malicious users to compromise theSee more

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Impact

Critical

Details

Third-party Component CVEs More information
Apache Log4j CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046, CVE-2021-45105  Apache Log4j Remote Code Execution
Third-party Component CVEs 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

The table below shows the affected products and components impacted for the Dell EMC XC Series and Core Appliances.
 
Product  Affected Versions  Updated Versions  Link to Update 
Nutanix AOS 6.0 STS (Short Term Support) Branch only
 
STS versions before 6.0.2.4  6.0.2.4 Patched in AOS 6.0.2.4, available from the Nutanix Support Portal (https://my.nutanix.com [Nutanix login required])
Nutanix Objects
 
All versions  No patch; mitigation only  Mitigation is available.
See Nutanix article: https://portal.nutanix.com/kb/12482

Note: The table above may not be a comprehensive list of all affected supported versions and may be updated as more information becomes available.


Information with solid fillNOTE: To determine if additional features and software purchased directly from Nutanix are affected, see Nutanix Advisory: Nutanix Security Advisory #0023.
 
Dell EMC PowerTools (PTAgent) and iDRAC Service Module (iSM) software components that are included with XC Series and Core Appliances are unaffected.
The table below shows the affected products and components impacted for the Dell EMC XC Series and Core Appliances.
 
Product  Affected Versions  Updated Versions  Link to Update 
Nutanix AOS 6.0 STS (Short Term Support) Branch only
 
STS versions before 6.0.2.4  6.0.2.4 Patched in AOS 6.0.2.4, available from the Nutanix Support Portal (https://my.nutanix.com [Nutanix login required])
Nutanix Objects
 
All versions  No patch; mitigation only  Mitigation is available.
See Nutanix article: https://portal.nutanix.com/kb/12482

Note: The table above may not be a comprehensive list of all affected supported versions and may be updated as more information becomes available.


Information with solid fillNOTE: To determine if additional features and software purchased directly from Nutanix are affected, see Nutanix Advisory: Nutanix Security Advisory #0023.
 
Dell EMC PowerTools (PTAgent) and iDRAC Service Module (iSM) software components that are included with XC Series and Core Appliances are unaffected.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Additional workarounds and mitigations for the Nutanix Software available at Nutanix Security Advisory #0023.

Revision History

RevisionDateDescription
1.02021-12-29Initial Release

Related Information

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


The information in this Dell Technologies Security Advisory should be read and used to assist in avoiding situations that may arise from the problems described herein. Dell Technologies distributes Security Advisories to bring important security information to the attention of users of the affected product(s). Dell Technologies assesses the risk based on an average of risks across a diverse set of installed systems and may not represent the actual risk to your local installation and individual environment. It is recommended that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual environments and take appropriate actions. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Dell Technologies expressly disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall Dell Technologies, its affiliates or suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever arising from or related to the information contained herein or actions that you decide to take based thereon, including any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Dell Technologies, its affiliates or suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation shall apply to the extent permissible under law.

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Affected Product

XC Core Systems, XC Series Appliances

Product

Dell EMC XC Core XCXR2, Dell EMC XC Core XC450, Dell EMC XC Core XC650, Dell EMC XC Core XC6520, Dell EMC XC Core XC740xd2, Dell EMC XC Core XC750, Dell EMC XC Core XC750xa, Dell EMC XC Series XC640 Appliance, Dell EMC XC Core XC640 SystemDell EMC XC Core XCXR2, Dell EMC XC Core XC450, Dell EMC XC Core XC650, Dell EMC XC Core XC6520, Dell EMC XC Core XC740xd2, Dell EMC XC Core XC750, Dell EMC XC Core XC750xa, Dell EMC XC Series XC640 Appliance, Dell EMC XC Core XC640 System, Dell EMC XC Series XC6420 Appliance, Dell EMC XC Core 6420 System, Dell EMC XC Core XC6515, Dell EMC XC Series XC740xd Appliance, Dell EMC XC Core XC740xd System, Dell EMC XC Series XC940 Appliance, Dell EMC XC Core XC940 System, Product Security Information, Dell EMC XC Core XC7525See more

Last Published Date

29 Dec 2021

Version

1

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory