DSA-2019-076: RSA Netwitness Platform Broken Access Control Vulnerability

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Dell EMC Identifier:DSA-2019-076
CVE Identifier:CVE-2019-3724, CVE-2019-3725
Severity Rating:See Advisory
Affected Products:
  • RSA Netwitness Platform versions prior to
  • RSA Security Analytics versions prior to
Summary:RSA Netwitness Platform and RSA Security Analytics updates contain fixes for multiple security vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

Command Injection Vulnerability – CVE-2019-3725
RSA Netwitness Platform versions prior to and RSA Security Analytics versions prior to are vulnerable to a Command Injection vulnerability due to missing input validation in the product. A remote unauthenticated malicious user could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the server.
CVSS v3 Base Score: 9.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Authorization Bypass Vulnerability – CVE-2019-3724
RSA Netwitness Platform versions prior to and RSA Security Analytics versions prior to are vulnerable to an Authorization Bypass vulnerability. A remote low privileged attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to gain access to administrative information including credentials.
CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)


The following RSA Netwitness Platform release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:
• RSA Netwitness Platform version
• RSA Security Analytics

RSA recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.


RSA would like to thank Mantas Juškauskas for reporting CVE-2019-3724

RSA would like to thank Nikolay Klendar for reporting CVE-2019-3725

Severity Rating:For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to Dell’s Vulnerability Disclosure Policy. RSA 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.
EOPS Policy:RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major versions. Please refer to the Product Version Life Cycle for additional details.
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