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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC NetWorker Vendors:   EMC
EMC NetWorker RPC Authentication Message Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034287
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6849   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 3 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): and prior, and prior, and prior, and 9.0 prior to build 407
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC NetWorker. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted RPC authentication messages to disrupt NetWorker services on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can disrupt NetWorker services on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,, 9.0 Build 407; Advisory ESA-2015-171).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation 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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