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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC NetWorker Vendors:   EMC
EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow in nsr_render_log Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032147
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-0530   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 17 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions,,
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC NetWorker. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can trigger a buffer overflow in the nsr_render_log command line function to launch arbitrary programs with root privileges.

CERT NRW reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,; Advisory ESA-2015-069).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary 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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