EMC RSA Authentication Manager < 8.3 Patch 1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (DSA-2018-086)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109683


An application running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of EMC RSA Authentication Manager running on the remote host is prior to 8.3 Patch 1 ( It is, therefore affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- A flaw exists with the Security Console due to improper parsing of XML data. An authenticated remote attacker, with a specifically crafted XML data, could potentially cause a denial of service or access sensitive information. (CVE-2018-1247)

- A flaw exists with the Security Console, Operation Console and Self-Service Console due to improper sanitization of input when handling specially crafted requests. A context-dependent attacker could inject custom http headers, potentially poisoning the http cache and redirecting users. (CVE-2018-1248)


Upgrade to EMC RSA Authentication Manager version 8.3 Patch 1 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109683

File Name: emc_rsa_am_8_3_p1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2018/05/10

Updated: 2019/11/04

Dependencies: 73348

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1248

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:emc:rsa_authentication_manager, cpe:/a:rsa:authentication_manager

Required KB Items: www/emc_rsa_am

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1247, CVE-2018-1248

BID: 104107, 104113