CVE-2021-4083 Linux Kernel Vulnerability in NetApp Products

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Summary

Multiple NetApp products incorporate Linux Kernel. Linux Kernel versions prior to 5.16-rc4 are susceptible to a vulnerability which when successfully exploited could lead to disclosure of sensitive information, addition or modification of data, or Denial of Service (DoS).

Impact

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to disclosure of sensitive information, addition or modification of data, or Denial of Service (DoS).

FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - 8300/8700/A400 version 13.10 is Affected

Vulnerability Scoring Details

CVE Score Vector
CVE-2021-4083 7.0 (HIGH) CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Exploitation and Public Announcements

NetApp is aware of public discussion of this vulnerability.

References

Affected Products

  • Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - 8300/8700/A400/C400
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H300S/H500S/H700S/H410S
  • NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H410C
  • NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node

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 Control Center
  • Astra Control Center - Cloud Insights Telegraf Agent
  • Astra Control Center - NetApp Kubernetes Monitoring Operator
  • Astra Trident
  • Astra Trident Autosupport
  • BlueXP Classification
  • 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 Powershell Tools
  • Element Python SDK
  • FAS/AFF BIOS - 8300/8700/A400/C400
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - A250/500f/C250
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - A900/9500
  • FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - C190/A150/A220/FAS2720/FAS2750
  • FAS/AFF Service Processor - 8080/8060/8040/8020
  • 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) - 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 Kubernetes Monitoring Operator
  • 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 XCP NFS
  • NetApp XCP SMB
  • ONTAP 9 (formerly Clustered Data ONTAP)
  • ONTAP Antivirus Connector
  • ONTAP Mediator
  • ONTAP Select Deploy administration utility
  • ONTAP tools for VMware vSphere 9
  • 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/SGF6112
  • 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 versions of Brocade Fabric OS include: v9.2.0
FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - 8300/8700/A400/C400 https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/downloads/firmware/system-firmware-diagnostics/download/SYSTEM/30804160_ontap/BMC_FW_308-04160_13.10P1.zip
NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H300S/H500S/H700S/H410S NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H300S/H500S/H700S/H410S has no plans to address this vulnerability. See the EOA announcement for more information.
NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H410C NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H410C has no plans to address this vulnerability. See the EOA announcement for more information.

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-20220217-0005

Revision History

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 20220217 Initial Public Release
2.0 20220223 NetApp Converged Systems Advisor Agent moved to Products Not Affected
3.0 20220301 NetApp SolidFire & HCI Management Node moved to Affected Products, and HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610C, NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H610S, and NetApp HCI Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - H615C moved to Products Not Affected
4.0 20220315 Active IQ Unified Manager for VMware vSphere moved to Products Not Affected
5.0 20220609 Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware moved to Affected Products
6.0 20230522 Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware added to Software Versions and Fixes
7.0 20231222 FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - 8300/8700/A400 version 13.10 is Affected
8.0 20240307 FAS/AFF Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - 8300/8700/A400/C400 added to Software Versions and Fixes

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