DSA-2019-148: RSA® Authentication Manager Software XML Entity Injection Vulnerability  

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Dell EMC Identifier:DSA-2019-148
CVE Identifier:CVE-2019-3768
Severity Rating:6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products:

RSA® Authentication Manager software version 8.4 P6 and earlier


RSA Authentication Manager software contains an XML Entity Injection vulnerability associated with token distribution.


The RSA Authentication Manager has been updated to address the following vulnerability:


XML Entity Injection Vulnerability

RSA Authentication Manager software versions prior to 8.4 P7 contain an XML Entity Injection Vulnerability.  A remote attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to cause information disclosure of local system files by supplying a specially crafted XML message.


CVSSv3 Base Score 6.5 Medium (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)


For more information about any of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) mentioned here, consult the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) at http://nvd.nist.gov/home.cfm.   To search for a particular CVE, use the database’s search utility at http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search.


The following RSA Authentication Manager software release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:


  • RSA Authentication Manager software version 8.4 P7 and later


RSA recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity. 


For additional documentation, downloads and more, visit the RSA SecurID® Access page on RSA Link.

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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