EMC Avamar ADS / AVE 7.3.x < 7.3.1 Hotfix HOTFIX 290316 / 7.4.x < 7.4.1 Hotfix 291882 / 7.5.x < 7.5.0 Hotfix 291881 Missing Access Control Check Vulnerability (DSA-2018-025)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109042


A backup solution running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


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 7.3.x prior to 7.3.1 Hotfix 290316 (, 7.4.x prior to 7.4.1 Hotfix 291882 (, or 7.5.x prior to 7.5.0 Hotfix 291881 ( It is, therefore, affected by a missing access control check vulnerability. A remote unauthenticated attacker could read or change the Local Download Service (LDLS) credentials.


Upgrade to EMC Avamar ADS / AVE version 7.3.1 Hotfix 290316 ( / 7.4.1 Hotfix 291882 ( / 7.5.0 Hotfix 291881 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109042

File Name: emc_avamar_dsa-2018-025.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Family: Misc.

Published: 2018/04/13

Updated: 2019/11/08

Dependencies: 95922, 95923

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1217

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:emc:avamar, cpe:/a:emc:avamar_data_store, cpe:/a:emc:avamar_server_virtual_edition

Required KB Items: installed_sw/EMC Avamar

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1217

IAVB: 2018-B-0053