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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC NetWorker Vendors:   EMC
EMC NetWorker Authentication Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036075
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0916   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 9 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC NetWorker. A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

A remote user on a NetWorker instance can bypass authentication and execute arbitrary commands on a different target NetWorker system.

Versions and later versions are affected.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target NetWorker system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (, 8.2.3,; Advisory ESA-2016-072).
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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