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Vulnerability of EMC NetWorker: buffer overflow of nsr_render_log

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow in nsr_render_log of EMC NetWorker, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code.
Impacted systems: NetWorker.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/04/2015.
Références of this alert: CVE-2015-0530, ESA-2015-069, VIGILANCE-VUL-16631.

Description of the vulnerability 

The EMC NetWorker product provides the nsr_render_log tool.

However, if the size of data is greater than the size of the storage array, an overflow occurs in nsr_render_log.

An attacker can therefore generate a buffer overflow in nsr_render_log of EMC NetWorker, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code.
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This security vulnerability impacts software or systems such as NetWorker.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security note.

Solutions for this threat 

EMC NetWorker: fixed versions for nsr_render_log.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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