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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.

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.

Related Information

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

Additional Information

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"

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

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 SeriesECS, 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 InformationSee more

Last Published Date

03 Jun 2022

Version

5

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory