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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   EMC NetWorker Vendors:   EMC
EMC NetWorker Buffer Overflow in nsrd Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039583
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8022   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 17 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.2.x prior to, 9.0.x, 9.1.x prior to, 9.2.x prior to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in EMC NetWorker. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow in the EMC NetWorker Server service (nsrd) and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

Aaron Portnoy of Exodus Intelligence reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,; Advisory ESA-2017-122).
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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