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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC Data Protection Advisor Vendors:   EMC
EMC Data Protection Advisor Path Traversal Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037729
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-8211   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 27 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.1.x, 6.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3 prior to patch 446
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC Data Protection Advisor. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can send a request with specially crafted parameter values to exploit a path traversal flaw and view potentially sensitive information on the target system.

rgod (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.2.3 patch 446; Advisory ESA-2016-133).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   None.

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