EMC Avamar ADS / AVE < 7.3.0 Hotfix 263301 PostgreSQL Command Local Privilege Escalation (ESA-2016-111)

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Synopsis :

A backup solution running on the remote host is affected by a local
privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version number, the EMC Avamar Data
Store (ADS) or Avamar Virtual Edition (AVE) software running on the
remote host is a version prior to 7.3.0 Hotfix 263301 (,
or the configuration is not patched. It is, therefore, affected by a
local privilege escalation vulnerability that allows a local attacker
to execute arbitrary PostgreSQL commands and thereby gain elevated

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to EMC Avamar ADS / AVE version 7.3.0 Hotfix 263301
( and apply the configuration changes documented in

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 95921 ()

Bugtraq ID: 93788

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0909

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