CVE-2018-20843 Expat Vulnerability in NetApp Products

Summary

Multiple NetApp products incorporate Expat. Expat versions prior to 2.2.7 are susceptible to a vulnerability which when successfully exploited could lead to Denial of Service (DoS).

Impact

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to Denial of Service (DoS).

Vulnerability Scoring Details

CVE Score Vector
CVE-2018-20843 7.5 (HIGH) CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Exploitation and Public Announcements

NetApp is aware of public discussion of this vulnerability.

Affected Products

  • 7-Mode Transition Tool
  • Active IQ Unified Manager (formerly OnCommand Unified Manager) for VMware vSphere 9.5 and above
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610C
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610S
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H615C
  • NetApp SteelStore Cloud Integrated Storage
  • NetApp VASA Provider for Clustered Data ONTAP 9.6 and above
  • OnCommand Workflow Automation
  • Storage Replication Adapter for Clustered Data ONTAP for VMware vSphere 9.6 and above
  • Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere 9.6 and above

Products Under Investigation

  • NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault)
  • NetApp SolidFire Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)

Products Not Affected

  • AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - A700s
  • ATTO FibreBridge - 6500N
  • Active IQ Unified Manager (formerly OnCommand Unified Manager) for Linux 7.3 and above
  • Active IQ Unified Manager (formerly OnCommand Unified Manager) for Windows 7.3 and above
  • Active IQ mobile app
  • Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware
  • Brocade Network Advisor Software
  • Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Clustered Data ONTAP Antivirus Connector
  • Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode
  • E-Series SANtricity OS Controller Software 11.x
  • E-Series SANtricity OS Controller Software 8.x
  • E-Series SANtricity Storage Manager
  • E-Series SANtricity Web Services (REST API) for Web Services Proxy
  • Element HealthTools
  • Element Plug-in for vCenter Server
  • FAS/AFF BIOS
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Linux
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Windows
  • MetroCluster Tiebreaker for clustered Data ONTAP
  • NetApp Cloud Backup OST Plug-in (formerly AltaVault OST Plug-in)
  • NetApp Converged Systems Advisor Agent
  • NetApp E-Series Performance Analyzer
  • NetApp HCI Compute Node (Bootstrap OS)
  • NetApp HCI Compute Node BIOS
  • NetApp HCI Storage Nodes
  • NetApp Manageability SDK
  • NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI
  • NetApp SANtricity Cloud Connector
  • NetApp SANtricity SMI-S Provider
  • NetApp SMI-S Provider
  • NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node
  • NetApp SolidFire & HCI Storage Node (Element Software)
  • NetApp SolidFire Plug-in for vRealize Orchestrator (SolidFire vRO)
  • NetApp Storage Encryption
  • ONTAP Select Deploy administration utility
  • OnCommand API Services
  • OnCommand Cloud Manager
  • OnCommand Insight
  • OnCommand System Manager 9.x
  • OnCommand Unified Manager Core Package
  • Open Systems SnapVault Agent
  • SANtricity Unified Manager
  • SAS Firmware
  • Service Processor
  • Single Mailbox Recovery
  • Snap Creator Framework
  • SnapCenter
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere
  • 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
  • SolidFire Storage Replication Adapter
  • Storage Replication Adapter for Clustered Data ONTAP for Windows 7.2 and above
  • Storage Services Connector
  • StorageGRID (formerly StorageGRID Webscale)
  • StorageGRID Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
  • StorageGRID9 (9.x and prior)
  • Trident

Software Versions and Fixes

NetApp's currently available patches are listed below.


Product First Fixed in Release
NetApp VASA Provider for Clustered Data ONTAP 9.6 and above https://mysupport.netapp.com/products/vsc/9.7/
NetApp SteelStore Cloud Integrated Storage NetApp SteelStore Cloud Integrated Storage has no plans to address this vulnerability. See the EOA announcement for more information.
7-Mode Transition Tool https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/7-modetransitiontool/downloads-tab/download/61584/3.3.3
OnCommand Workflow Automation https://mysupport.netapp.com/products/ocwfa/5.1/
NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610S https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/5d9f1108e01d9c0001ee51dd/downloads-tab/download/62542/Compute_Firmware_Bundle
https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/element-software/downloads-tab/download/62654/12.2
https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/netapp-hci/downloads-tab/download/62542/1.8P1

H610S: Fixed in 3.84.07 H610C: Fixed in 4.00.07 H615C: Fixed in 4.68.07
Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere 9.6 and above https://mysupport.netapp.com/products/vsc/9.7/
Active IQ Unified Manager (formerly OnCommand Unified Manager) for VMware vSphere 9.5 and above https://mysupport.netapp.com/products/activeiq_um/9.6P1/
NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610C https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/5d9f1108e01d9c0001ee51dd/downloads-tab/download/62542/Compute_Firmware_Bundle
https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/element-software/downloads-tab/download/62654/12.2
https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/netapp-hci/downloads-tab/download/62542/1.8P1

H610S: Fixed in 3.84.07 H610C: Fixed in 4.00.07 H615C: Fixed in 4.68.07
NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H615C https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/5d9f1108e01d9c0001ee51dd/downloads-tab/download/62542/Compute_Firmware_Bundle
https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/element-software/downloads-tab/download/62654/12.2
https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/netapp-hci/downloads-tab/download/62542/1.8P1

H610S: Fixed in 3.84.07 H610C: Fixed in 4.00.07 H615C: Fixed in 4.68.07
Storage Replication Adapter for Clustered Data ONTAP for VMware vSphere 9.6 and above https://mysupport.netapp.com/products/vsc/9.7/

Workarounds

None at this time.

Obtaining Software Fixes

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

https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/downloads/

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 http://mysupport.netapp.com for further updates.
For questions, contact NetApp at:

Technical Support
mysupport.netapp.com
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

Interim.

NetApp will continue to update this advisory as additional information becomes available.

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

This advisory is posted at the following link:
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/NTAP-20190703-0001

Revision History

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 20190703 Initial Public Release
2.0 20190705 NetApp VASA Provider for Clustered Data ONTAP 7.2 and above, Storage Replication Adapter for Clustered Data ONTAP for VMware vSphere 7.2 and above, Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere 7.2 and above moved to Affected Products
3.0 20190715 7-Mode Transition Tool moved to Affected Products
4.0 20191119 Active IQ Unified Manager (formerly OnCommand Unified Manager) for VMware vSphere 9.5 and above added to Software Versions and Fixes
5.0 20200219 NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610C, NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610S and NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H615C moved to Affected Products
6.0 20200303 NetApp VASA Provider for Clustered Data ONTAP 7.2 and above, and Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere 7.2 and above added to Software Versions and Fixes
7.0 20200323 OnCommand Workflow Automation added to Software Versions and Fixes
8.0 20200901 NetApp SteelStore Cloud Integrated Storage moved to Won't Fix status
9.0 20201008 NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610C, NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610S, and NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H615C added to Software Versions and Fixes
10.0 20210210 7-Mode Transition Tool added to Software Versions and Fixes

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