CVE-2017-15519 Unauthenticated Remote Access Vulnerability in SnapCenter

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Versions of SnapCenter 2.0 through 3.0.1 allow unauthenticated remote attackers to view and modify backup related data via the Plug-in for NAS File Services. All users are urged to move to version 3.0.1 and perform the mitigation steps or upgrade to 4.0 following the product documentation.


Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to sensitive information disclosure or the modification of the backup configuration.

Vulnerability Scoring Details

CVE Score Vector
CVE-2017-15519 7.2 (HIGH) CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Exploitation and Public Announcements

NetApp is not aware of public discussion regarding this vulnerability.

Affected Products

  • SnapCenter Server

Products Not Affected

  • 7-Mode Transition Tool
  • ATTO FibreBridge
  • AltaVault OST Plug-in
  • AutoSupport, MySupport,
  • Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware
  • Brocade Network Advisor Software
  • Brocade Network Operating System Firmware
  • Cloud Control
  • Cluster Network Switch (NetApp CN1610)
  • Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Clustered Data ONTAP Antivirus Connector
  • Data ONTAP Edge
  • Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode
  • E-Series SANtricity Management Plug-ins (Microsoft SQL Server (SSMS))
  • E-Series SANtricity Management Plug-ins (Microsoft System Center (SCOM))
  • E-Series SANtricity Management Plug-ins (Oracle EM)
  • E-Series SANtricity Management Plug-ins (VMware SRA)
  • E-Series SANtricity Management Plug-ins (VMware VASA (Windows))
  • E-Series SANtricity Management Plug-ins (VMware vCenter)
  • E-Series SANtricity OS Controller Software 11.30 and later
  • E-Series SANtricity OS Controller Software 8.x
  • E-Series SANtricity Storage Manager
  • E-Series SANtricity Web Services (REST API) for Web Services Proxy
  • FAS/AFF System Firmware (BIOS)
  • Host Utilities - SAN for ESX
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Unix and Linux
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Windows
  • MetroCluster Tiebreaker for clustered Data ONTAP
  • Multipath I/O (Data ONTAP DSM for Windows MPIO)
  • NetApp AltaVault
  • NetApp Converged Systems Advisor
  • NetApp HCI Compute Nodes
  • NetApp Host Agent
  • NetApp Manageability SDK
  • NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI
  • NetApp Plug-in for Symantec NetBackup
  • NetApp SANtricity SMI-S Provider
  • NetApp SMI-S Provider
  • NetApp Service Level Manager
  • NetApp Storage Encryption
  • NetApp VASA Provider for Clustered Data ONTAP 7.0 and above
  • ONTAP Select Deploy administration utility
  • OnCommand API Services
  • OnCommand Cloud Manager
  • OnCommand Insight
  • OnCommand Plug-in for Microsoft
  • OnCommand Shift
  • OnCommand System Manager
  • OnCommand Unified Manager for 7-Mode (core package)
  • OnCommand Unified Manager for Linux 7.2 and above
  • OnCommand Unified Manager for VMware vSphere 7.2 and above
  • OnCommand Unified Manager for Windows 7.2 and above
  • OnCommand Workflow Automation
  • Open Systems SnapVault Agent
  • Perfstat
  • RAID Controller CTS2600 Legacy Engenio
  • Service Processor
  • Single Mailbox Recovery
  • Snap Creator Framework
  • SnapDrive for Unix
  • SnapDrive for Windows
  • SnapManager for Exchange
  • SnapManager for Hyper-V
  • SnapManager for MS SQL
  • SnapManager for Oracle
  • SnapManager for SAP
  • SnapManager for Sharepoint
  • SnapProtect
  • SolidFire Element OS
  • SolidFire VMware vCenter Plug-in
  • Storage Automation Store
  • Storage Replication Adapter for Clustered Data ONTAP for VMware vSphere 4.x and above
  • Storage Replication Adapter for Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode 2.1
  • Storage Services Connector
  • StorageGRID
  • StorageGRID Webscale
  • System Setup
  • Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere 7.0 and above

Software Versions and Fixes

NetApp's currently available patches are listed below.

Product First Fixed in Release
SnapCenter Server SnapCenter Server has no plans to address this vulnerability.


Beginning with SnapCenter 4.0 the Plug-in for NAS File Services has been removed. See the product documentation for additional information. To uninstall the SnapCenter Plug-in for NAS File Services on version 3.0.1: 1. Login to the SnapCenter UI console. 2. In the left navigation pane select "Settings" then "Managed Servers". 3. Click the "Uninstall Plug-in" button in the top right panel. 4. Review the confirmation message that appears and then click "Uninstall". 5. Monitor the status using the Job Monitor until all NAS file services components are removed.

Obtaining Software Fixes

Software fixes will be made available through the NetApp Support website in the Software Download section.

Customers who do not have access to the Support website should contact Technical Support at the number below to obtain the patches.

Contact Information

Check for further updates.
For questions, contact NetApp at:

Technical Support
1 888 4 NETAPP (1 888 463 8277) (U.S. and Canada)
+00 800 44 638277 (EMEA/Europe)
+800 800 80 800 (Asia/Pacific)

Status of This Notice


This advisory should be considered the single source of current, up-to-date, authorized and accurate information from NetApp.

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Revision History

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 20180306 Initial Public Release, Final status

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