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Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 19:26:29 +0000
From: Dell EMC Product Security Response Center <>
To: "''" <>
Subject: [FD] DSA-2018-120: Dell EMC NetWorker Clear-Text authentication
 over network vulnerability

Hash: SHA256

DSA-2018-120: Dell EMC NetWorker Clear-Text authentication over network vulnerability

Dell EMC Identifier: DSA-2018-120
CVE Identifier: CVE-2018-11050
Severity: Medium
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score 6.3 (AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected products:  
*	Dell EMC NetWorker 9.0
*	Dell EMC NetWorker and prior
*	Dell EMC NetWorker and prior
*	Dell EMC NetWorker

Dell EMC NetWorker Server has been updated to remediate a Clear-Text authentication over network vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system. 


Dell EMC NetWorker versions between 9.0 and through, and the version contain a Clear-Text authentication over network vulnerability in the Rabbit MQ Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) component. User credentials are sent unencrypted to the remote AMQP service. An unauthenticated attacker in the same network collision domain, could potentially sniff the password from the network and use it to access the component using the privileges of the compromised user.

The following Dell EMC NetWorker releases contain resolutions to this vulnerability:

*	Dell EMC NetWorker and later
*	Dell EMC NetWorker and later
*	Dell EMC NetWorker and later

Customers running NetWorker Server versions 9.x and should upgrade to one of the above fixed versions.

Dell EMC recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.  Customers can download a fixed version directly at the links below. 

Link to remedies:

For more information and access to the various releases, see 

Severity Rating

For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to Dell EMC Knowledgebase article 468307 ( Dell EMC recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.

Legal Information

Read and use the information in this Dell EMC Security Advisory to assist in avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this advisory, contact Dell EMC Technical Support ( Dell EMC distributes Dell EMC Security Advisories, in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected Dell EMC products, important security information. Dell EMC recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Dell EMC disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event, shall Dell EMC or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of bus
 iness profits or special damages, even if Dell EMC or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation may not apply.


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