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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC NetWorker Vendors:   EMC
EMC NetWorker Discloses Passwords to Remote Authenticated Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029265
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-3285   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 29 2013
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC NetWorker. A remote authenticated user can view the authentication database password.

A remote authenticated user can view the Active Directory/LDAP password via certain NetWorker Management Console (NMC) audit reports or by querying the NetWorker RAP resource.

Systems configured to use Active Directory/LDAP for user authentication through the NMC administration GUI are affected.

The vendor has assigned ID NW152441 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can view the authentication database password.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (, 8.1).

A password change is required after upgrading.

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (SGI/IRIX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), UNIX (Tru64), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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