CVE-2021-3560 Elevating the privileges flaw in StarWind products
Title: CVE-2021-3560 Elevating the privileges flaw in StarWind products
Note: StarWind will continue to update this vulnerability as new information becomes available.
Vulnerability ID: SW-20220504-0001
It was found that polkit could be tricked into bypassing the credential checks for D-Bus requests, elevating the privileges of the requestor to the root user.
This flaw could be used by an unprivileged local attacker to, for example, create a new local administrator. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
|CVE||CVSS 2.0 Score||CVSS 3.x Score|
StarWind HCA and Command Center build 6003 v2
Not affected products:
StarWind SAN&NAS build 1381
StarWind SAN&NAS build 1064
StarWind Command Center build 5871
StarWind Command Center build 5856
StarWind Command Center build 5650
StarWind Command Center build 4992
StarWind VSAN for Hyper-V (all versions)
StarWind VTL component (all versions for Windows Server)
StarWind V2V (all versions)
StarWind Tape Redirector component (all versions)
StarWind Deduplication Analyzer (all versions)
StarWind rPerf (all versions)
StarWind iSCSI Accelerator (all versions)
StarWind NVMe-oF Initiator (all versions)
Software Versions and Fixes
Fixed in StarWind Command Center v2 build 7024
Update StarWind Command Center to the build 7024 or higher.
Obtaining Software Fixes
Software updates will be available in StarWind release notes – https://www.starwindsoftware.com/release-notes-build. To update the software, perform the steps described at the following link – https://knowledgebase.starwindsoftware.com/guidance/upgrading-from-any-starwind-version-to-any-starwind-version/ or contact support to perform an update. You can submit a support request using the following link https://www.starwindsoftware.com/support-form or contact Support directly via email email@example.com or via phone +1 617 829 4499.
Status of Notice
StarWind will continue to update information regarding this vulnerability as new details become available.
This vulnerability article should be considered as the single source of current, up-to-date, authorized and accurate information posted by StarWind Software.
|1.0||2022-05-04||Initial Public Release|