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EMC Data Domain Security Office Public Key Access Control Flaw Lets Local Administrative Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038404
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-4983   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 4 2017
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7.x prior to, 6.0.x prior to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC Data Domain. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local administrative user can obtain the Security Office (SO) user's public key from the target system and use the key to login with SO privileges.

Geoffrey Janjua from Northrop Grumman reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local administrative user can obtain Security Office (SO) privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,; Advisory ESA-2017-036).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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