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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC NetWorker Vendors:   EMC
EMC NetWorker Weak Authentication Lets Remote Users Gain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017724
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3892   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 5 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.3.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC NetWorker. A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

A remote user can impersonate the NetWorker Management Console to connect to the target system and execute arbitrary commands with root level privileges.

US-CERT credits the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Computer Incident Response Team (N-CIRT) Lab with reporting this vulnerability.

The US-CERT advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system with root level privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.3.2 Jumbo Update 1, Build 386).

The EMC advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication 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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