Impact of Spring4Shell Vulnerability (CVE-2022-22965) on NetBackup Flex Scale Appliances

Impact of Spring4Shell Vulnerability (CVE-2022-22965) on NetBackup Flex Scale Appliances

Article: 100052911
Last Published: 2022-05-02
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Product(s): Appliances

Description

Recently a zero-day vulnerability was reported in the popular open-source Java framework, Spring, that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a remote web server. Veritas has concluded that NetBackup Flex Scale Appliances are impacted. Please see the table below for remediation steps.

Flex Scale Appliance      Version

Remediation

3.0

(1) Download 3.0 hotfix here

(2) Install hotfix

2.1

(1) Download hotfix here 

(2) Install hotfix

 

Note

After installing the 3.0 hotfix, already configured CallHome functionality may stop working. Please follow the workaround steps below to resolve the issue in 3.0:

  • SSH to any node in the cluster and log in by administration user
  • Run following command to get root shell access

                              support elevate

  • Run following command to stop ASC global API service

                     /opt/VRTS/bin/hagrp -offline GLOBAL_API_SERVER -any

  • Run following command to make sure that the service is OFFLINE on ALL nodes

                      hagrp -state GLOBAL_API_SERVER

  • Run following command to start the service again

                     /opt/VRTS/bin/hagrp -online GLOBAL_API_SERVER -any

 

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