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Article Number: 000200128


DSA-2022-082: Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS Security Weak Password Requirement Vulnerability

Summary: Dell EMC PowerScale OneFS remediation is available for a vulnerability that may be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

Article Content


Impact

High

Details

Proprietary Code CVE Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2022-29098 Dell PowerScale OneFS versions 8.2.0.x through 9.3.0.x, contain a weak password requirement vulnerability. An administrator may create an account with no password. A remote attacker may potentially exploit this leading to a user account compromise. 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 
Proprietary Code CVE Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2022-29098 Dell PowerScale OneFS versions 8.2.0.x through 9.3.0.x, contain a weak password requirement vulnerability. An administrator may create an account with no password. A remote attacker may potentially exploit this leading to a user account compromise. 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 

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Affected Products and Remediation

CVE Addressed  Affected Versions Updated Versions Link to Update
CVE-2022-29098 9.0.0, 9.1.1.x, and 9.2.0.x Upgrade your version of OneFS and follow the additional steps in "Workarounds and Mitigations." PowerScale OneFS Downloads Area
9.1.0.x, 9.2.1.x, and 9.3.0.x Download and install the latest RUP and follow the additional steps in "Workarounds and Mitigations."
CVE Addressed  Affected Versions Updated Versions Link to Update
CVE-2022-29098 9.0.0, 9.1.1.x, and 9.2.0.x Upgrade your version of OneFS and follow the additional steps in "Workarounds and Mitigations." PowerScale OneFS Downloads Area
9.1.0.x, 9.2.1.x, and 9.3.0.x Download and install the latest RUP and follow the additional steps in "Workarounds and Mitigations."

Workarounds and Mitigations

CVE addressed Workarounds and Mitigations
CVE-2022-29098 Ensure that the user creation procedure recommends assigning a password to all newly created user accounts which meets your company's complexity requirements.
For those accounts that were created before implementing this policy, ensure the users update their password.

Revision History

RevisionDateDescription
1.02022-04-30Initial Release

Related Information

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


Article Properties


Affected Product

PowerScale OneFS

Product

Product Security Information

Last Published Date

30 Nov 2022

Version

3

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory