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Article Number: 000198814


DSA-2022-034: Dell EMC ECS Security Update for Multiple iDRAC Vulnerabilities

Summary: Dell EMC ECS remediation is available for multiple security vulnerabilities that affect ECS which may be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

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Impact

Medium

Details

Component CVEs More information
Dell EMC iDRAC
 
CVE-2021-21576 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21576
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21577
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21578
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21579
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21580


See Dell KB Article 189193: DSA-2021-133: Dell iDRAC Security Update for Multiple Security Vulnerabilities.
CVE-2021-21577
CVE-2021-21578
CVE-2021-21579
CVE-2021-21580
Component CVEs More information
Dell EMC iDRAC
 
CVE-2021-21576 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21576
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21577
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21578
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21579
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21580


See Dell KB Article 189193: DSA-2021-133: Dell iDRAC Security Update for Multiple Security Vulnerabilities.
CVE-2021-21577
CVE-2021-21578
CVE-2021-21579
CVE-2021-21580
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 Version(s) Updated Version(s) Remediation
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX3000 iDRAC 8 all versions below 2.80.80.80, iDRAC 8 all versions 2.80.80.80 or 2.81.81.81 Dell recommends all customers have their ECS systems upgraded at the earliest opportunity by opening an “Operating Environment Upgrade” Service Request.
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX300,
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX500,
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX5000,
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EXF900



 
iDRAC 9 all versions below 4.40.40.00
 
iDRAC 9 version 4.40.40.00 Dell recommends all customers have their ECS systems upgraded at the earliest opportunity by opening an “Operating Environment Upgrade” Service Request.
Product Affected Version(s) Updated Version(s) Remediation
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX3000 iDRAC 8 all versions below 2.80.80.80, iDRAC 8 all versions 2.80.80.80 or 2.81.81.81 Dell recommends all customers have their ECS systems upgraded at the earliest opportunity by opening an “Operating Environment Upgrade” Service Request.
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX300,
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX500,
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX5000,
ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EXF900



 
iDRAC 9 all versions below 4.40.40.00
 
iDRAC 9 version 4.40.40.00 Dell recommends all customers have their ECS systems upgraded at the earliest opportunity by opening an “Operating Environment Upgrade” Service Request.
Q: Does upgrading iDRAC require a reboot or any downtime?
A: iDRAC does not require downtime, nor does it require any system reboots.  It will make any hardware monitoring (fan speed, voltages, etc.) unavailable during the periods of the firmware install.

Q: Who is responsible for upgrading the iDRAC firmware related to this DSA?
A: Upgrading the iDRAC firmware is performed as a scheduled activity by the ECS Remote Proactive team (RPS).

Q: How can I find my iDRAC firmware version?
A: A CLI command can be issued on a node to get the cluster iDRAC version.
# viprexec "sudo -i racadm getversion | grep iDRAC"

Q: How can I find my hardware version?
A: Go to ECS Solve > Replacement Procedures > How To Determine ECS Hardware Series.
# viprexec "sudo xdoctor -x"

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

Revision History

RevisionDateDescription
1.02022-04-24Initial Release
2.02022-05-31Updated the Affected Products and Remediation. Added Q&A details to the Additional Info section.

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Affected Product
ECS, ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX5000, ECS Appliance, ECS Appliance Gen 3, ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX300, ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX3000, ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EX500, ECS Appliance Hardware Gen3 EXF900, ECS Appliance Hardware Series , ECS Appliance Software with Encryption, ECS Appliance Software without Encryption, ECS SD, Product Security Information ...
Last Published Date

03 Jun 2022

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory