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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC Avamar Vendors:   EMC
(EMC Issues Fix for EMC Avamar) VMware vSphere Data Protection SSL Certificate Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Conduct Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031679
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031679
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-4632   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 30 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.x, 7.0.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in VMware vSphere Data Protection. A remote user can conduct man-in-the middle attacks to perform backup and restore operations. EMC Avamar is affected.

VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) does not properly validate SSL certificates from the vCenter Server. A remote user with the ability to conduct man-in-the middle attack can perform backup and restore operations.

Thorsten Tullmann of the Steinbuch Centre for Computing, KIT, Germany reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can conduct man-in-the middle attacks to perform backup and restore operations.
Solution:   EMC has issued a fix for EMC Avamar Data Store and Avamar Virtual Edition (Hotfix 222547 for 7.1.101-141, Hotfix 222536 for 7.1.100-370, HotFix 222535 for 7.0.102-47, Hotfix 222535 for 7.0.102-43; Advisory ESA-2015-006).
Vendor URL:  www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2015-0002.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication 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)

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