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DSA-2020-196: RSA® Authentication Manager Security Update for Dell EMC iDRAC Vulnerability

Dell EMC Identifier:DSA-2020-128
CVE Identifier:CVE-2020-5366
Severity Rating:CVSSv3 Base Score: 7.1 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products:
  • RSA Authentication Manager hardware-based appliances based on the Dell PowerEdge R640 with an iDRAC9 version less than
Summary:The integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) within RSA Authentication Manager hardware- based appliances require a security update to address a vulnerability.

Dell EMC iDRAC9 has been updated to address vulnerability:

  • CVE-2020-5366 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ("Path Traversal")

Dell EMC iDRAC9 versions prior to contain a Path Traversal Vulnerability. A remote authenticated malicious user with low privileges could potentially exploit this vulnerability by manipulating input parameters to gain unauthorized read access to the arbitrary files.


Please see the Dell EMC iDRAC Advisory for more information:


RSA recommends all impacted customers to upgrade to Dell EMC iDRAC9 version


RSA recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.


For information about the latest qualified iDRAC and BIOS versions, see RSA SecurID Hardware Appliance Component Updates on RSA Link.


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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