CVE-2021-20197 GNU Binutils Vulnerability in NetApp Products

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Summary

Multiple NetApp products incorporate GNU Binutils. GNU Binutils versions through 2.35 are susceptible to a vulnerability which when successfully exploited could lead to disclosure of sensitive information or addition or modification of data.

Impact

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to disclosure of sensitive information or addition or modification of data.

Vulnerability Scoring Details

CVE Score Vector
CVE-2021-20197 6.3 (MEDIUM) CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Exploitation and Public Announcements

NetApp is aware of public discussion of this vulnerability.

Affected Products

  • Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware
  • NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault)
  • NetApp Cloud Backup OST Plug-in (formerly AltaVault OST Plug-in)
  • NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node
  • ONTAP Select Deploy administration utility

Products Not Affected

  • AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - A700s
  • ATTO FibreBridge - 7500N
  • ATTO FibreBridge - 7600N
  • Active IQ Unified Manager for Linux
  • Active IQ Unified Manager for Microsoft Windows
  • Active IQ Unified Manager for VMware vSphere
  • Active IQ mobile app
  • Astra Trident
  • Brocade SAN Navigator (SANnav)
  • Cloud Insights Acquisition Unit
  • Cloud Insights Storage Workload Security Agent
  • Cloud Insights Telegraf Agent
  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP Mediator
  • E-Series BIOS
  • E-Series SANtricity OS Controller Software 11.x
  • E-Series SANtricity Unified Manager and Web Services Proxy
  • Element .NET SDK
  • Element HealthTools
  • Element JAVA SDK
  • Element Plug-in for vCenter Server
  • Element Python SDK
  • FAS/AFF BIOS - 8300/8700/A400/C400
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - 8300/8700/A400/C400
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - A250/500f/C250
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - C190/A150/A220/FAS2720/FAS2750
  • Global File Cache
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Linux
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Windows
  • IOM6 SAS Disk Shelf Firmware
  • Management Services for Element Software and NetApp HCI
  • MetroCluster Tiebreaker for clustered Data ONTAP
  • NetApp BlueXP
  • NetApp Converged Systems Advisor Agent
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H300S/H500S/H700S/H410S
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H410C
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610C
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610S
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H615C
  • NetApp HCI Compute Node (Bootstrap OS)
  • NetApp HCI Compute Node BIOS
  • NetApp HCI Storage Node BIOS
  • NetApp Manageability SDK
  • NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI
  • NetApp ONTAP PowerShell Toolkit (PSTK)
  • NetApp SolidFire & HCI Storage Node (Element Software)
  • NetApp SolidFire Plug-in for vRealize Orchestrator (SolidFire vRO)
  • NetApp VASA Provider for Clustered Data ONTAP 9.7 and above
  • NetApp XCP NFS
  • NetApp XCP SMB
  • ONTAP 9 (formerly Clustered Data ONTAP)
  • ONTAP Antivirus Connector
  • ONTAP Mediator
  • OnCommand Insight
  • OnCommand Workflow Automation
  • SANtricity Storage Plugin for vCenter
  • SRA Plugin for Linux
  • SRA Plugin for Windows
  • Single Mailbox Recovery
  • Snap Creator Framework
  • SnapCenter
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere/BlueXP backup and Recovery for Virtual Machine
  • SnapManager for Hyper-V
  • SolidFire Storage Replication Adapter
  • StorageGRID (formerly StorageGRID Webscale)
  • StorageGRID BIOS SG1000/SG100
  • StorageGRID BIOS SG5660/SG5612/SG5760/SG5712
  • StorageGRID BIOS SG6060/SGF6024
  • StorageGRID Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
  • System Manager 9.x

Software Versions and Fixes

NetApp's currently available patches are listed below.


Product First Fixed in Release
Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware
First fixed in Brocade Fabric OS 9.1.0. NetApp supports version 9.1.0b.
NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault) NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault) has no plans to address this vulnerability. See the EOA announcement for more information.
NetApp Cloud Backup OST Plug-in (formerly AltaVault OST Plug-in) NetApp Cloud Backup OST Plug-in (formerly AltaVault OST Plug-in) has no plans to address this vulnerability. See the EOA announcement for more information.
NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/element-software/downloads-tab/download/62654/12.5
https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/products/all/details/netapp-hci/downloads-tab/download/62542/1.10

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 regarding Full Support products and versions.

This advisory is posted at the following link:
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/NTAP-20210528-0009

Revision History

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 20210528 Initial Public Release
2.0 20210603 NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node moved to Affected Products
3.0 20220106 NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault) moved to Won't Fix status
4.0 20220506 Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware added to Software Versions and Fixes
5.0 20220527 NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node added to Software Versions and Fixes
6.0 20240102 NetApp Cloud Backup OST Plug-in (formerly AltaVault OST Plug-in) moved to Won't Fix status

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