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2014-11 Security Bulletin: Network and Security Manager NSM Appliances: Multiple vulnerabilities



Article ID: JSA10661 SECURITY_ADVISORIES Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014Version: 1.0
Product Affected:
NSM3000 and NSMXpress Appliances with NSM release 2012.2

Third party software upgrades provided with NSM offline or online upgrade package v3 resolve the following vulnerabilities that affect NSM 2012.2 releases on NSM Appliances NSM3000 and NSMXpress:

CVE CVSS v2 base score Summary
CVE-2014-6271 CVE-2014-7169 CVE-2014-7186 CVE-2014-7187 CVE-2014-6277 CVE-2014-6278 10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) Bash shell command injection vulnerability also known as "ShellShock". See JSA10648
CVE-2014-2532 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) OpenSSH vulnerability that may allow remote attackers to bypass intended environment restrictions.
CVE-2010-5107 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) OpenSSH default insecure configuration that can result in a denial of service condition.
CVE-2010-4755 4.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) OpenSSH SFTP denial of service condition in due to crafted glob expressions.
CVE-2011-5000 3.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) OpenSSH denial of service vulnerability related to GSS API.

Note: NSM server software installed on generic Linux or Solaris servers may require OpenSSH fixes from server OS vendor.


All these issues are fixed by "NSM Appliance Generic Offline Upgrade Package_v3 - CentOS 5.x" or "NSM Appliance Generic Online Upgrade Script_v3_CentOS5.x" (released Sep 30, 2014) or later.

These are available for download from

Use access lists or firewall filters to limit access to the NSM server only from trusted hosts.

NSM Appliance Upgrade Package_v3 are available at

Modification History:
Modification History:

2014-11-14: Initial publication.

CVSS Score:
5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Severity Level:
Severity Assessment:
Since ShellShock vulnerabilities were alerted in JSA10648, CVE-2014-2532 with CVSS score of 5.8 is used to determine the risk level associated with this advisory.

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