Is there any solution for fixing this critical issue ?
only version 10.20, 10,30 10,40 need intall some files, need to open case to request the file,and versions 10.50, 10.60, 10.70, 10.80, 10.90, 10.91 and 11.00 is only add one varible.
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Yes, I got it today morning.....But then these are just two files, One jar file and one war file. Same version with the vulerable code removed.
I am stumped with the jar file. It is present on EVERY DP Client. Now am i supposed to patch 500+ clients manually? I already have raised the issue to prepare a proper hotfix, which we can deploy from installation serer with push install...
I ran some tests today (as I also have a fair few DP9 customers) and as far as I can tell, you *are* impacted by this vulnerability as with GUI / User Interface / Cell Console agent on DP9.09 and higher, as there is a log4j-core-2.6.2.jar file located in \OmniBack\bin\telemetry or /opt/omni/bin/telemetry.
Your best bet right now is to UNINSTALL the GUI / User Interface / Cell Console agent on all possible clients, that minimises your footprint. And plan your DP10 upgrade asap. I'm running further tests at the moment to see if the fix for 10.20 can be used in DP9.09 or not.
Thanks very much Jenni.
Our DP expert is on vacation.
We are moving off DP to another backup solution.
We have about a dozen servers left to do.
I believe our NESSUS scan only shows the vulnerability on 4 servers.
I do not know how to even determine which components are installed on the servers that show up on the NESSUS report.
Is this something that support would be able to assist with when I am on a call with them? We do have a current support contract.
I will wait to hear from you as to whether the mitigation for the 10.x versions will work on our old installation.
I ran a compare between the DP9.09 log4j-core-2.6.2.jar file and the DP10.20 hotfix log4j-core-2.6.2.jar file, and the ONLY difference is the JndiLookup.class is missing from the hotfix, which matches the fix described in https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/security.html#CVE-2021-44228.
So buyer beware etc etc, but I am advising my DP9.09 customers to use the DP10.20 hotfix instructions & file to resolve this on DP9.09 environments.
Screenshot enclosed with the comparison.
Also, if you want to remove the issue (uninstall the User Interface) this is how you do that:
Log onto client
Go to control panel -> programs -> Select MF Data Protector -> Change/Modify
Go through the windows until you get to the agents
- Deselect User Interface
- Deselect Documentation
Go through the windows until you get to Finish
Wait until completed