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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC Avamar Vendors:   EMC
EMC Avamar Lets Remote Users Traverse the Directory to View Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033026
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4527   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 22 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0 - 7.1.1-145
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC Avamar. A remote user can view files on the target system.

The system, when used with Avamar Desktop/Laptop client, does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can supply a request with specially crafted parameter values via the Avamar Desktop/Laptop client interface to view arbitrary files on the target system.

EMC Avamar Virtual Addition (AVE) is also affected.

Kristian Erik Hermansen at Undisclosed Ventures reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can view arbitrary files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.1.2; Advisory ESA-2015-118).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (FreeBSD), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Open UNIX-SCO), UNIX (macOS/OS X), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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