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vulnerability announce CVE-2012-4610

EMC Avamar Client for VMware: obtaining root password

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker, who can access to EMC Avamar Client for VMware 6.1, can obtain the root password of Avamar Server.
Impacted products: Avamar.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/10/2012.
Revision date: 29/10/2012.
Identifiers: BID-56317, CERTA-2012-AVI-613, CVE-2012-4610, emc307005, ESA-2012-053, VIGILANCE-VUL-12097.

Description of the vulnerability

The EMC Avamar Client for VMware v6.1 product uses a "proxy" virtual machine, in order to save virtualized environments to an Avamar Server.

However, the root password of Avamar Server is stored in clear text on the proxy.

An attacker, who can access to EMC Avamar Client for VMware 6.1, can therefore obtain the root password of Avamar Server.
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