DSA-2020-076: Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance Security Update for Apache Tomcat Ghostcat Vulnerability


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Critical

First published:  16 Apr 2020
Last updated:  27 May 2020

CVE ID(s)

Overview

Severity Rating (CVSS Base Score)

9.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected products:    
Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance 2.0
Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance 2.1
Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance 2.2
Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance 2.3
Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance 2.4
Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance 2.5


Summary:    
The Appliance Configuration Manager (ACM) virtual machine within Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance requires a security update to address a vulnerability. 

Details

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Read and use the information in this Dell EMC Security Advisory to assist in avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this product alert, contact Dell EMC Software Technical Support at 1-877-534-2867. Dell EMC distributes Dell EMC Security Advisories, in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected Dell EMC products, important security information. Dell EMC recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Dell EMC 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 EMC or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Dell EMC or its 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 may not apply.

Recommendations

Follow the steps below to mitigate the vulnerability from the Appliance Configuration Manager (ACM) virtual machine in the Integrated Data Protection Appliance.

Log in to Appliance Configuration Manager (ACM) virtual machine using an SSH client such as PuTTY as root user and execute the following:    

  1. Stop ACM webapp:   

service dataprotection_webapp stop

  1. Edit the file “/usr/local/dataprotection/tomcat/conf/server.xml” using vi editor

vi /usr/local/dataprotection/tomcat/conf/server.xml

  1. Remove following line of AJP connector for 8009 port mentioned below:    

(Connector port="8009" protocol="AJP/1.3" redirectPort="8443" /)

  1. Save the file and exit editor.

  2. Start ACM webapp:    

service dataprotection_webapp start

Note: A hotfix will be made available for Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance version 2.5 and is targeted for Q32020.

Read and use the information in this Dell EMC Security Advisory to assist in avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this product alert, contact Dell EMC Software Technical Support at 1-877-534-2867. Dell EMC distributes Dell EMC Security Advisories, in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected Dell EMC products, important security information. Dell EMC recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Dell EMC 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 EMC or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Dell EMC or its 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 may not apply.