VCEM-67-000012 - ESX Agent Manager must have Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIMEs) that invoke operating system shell programs disabled.

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MIME mappings tell ESX Agent Manager what type of program various file types and extensions are and what external utilities or programs are needed to execute the file type. By ensuring that various shell script MIME types are not included in web.xml, the server is protected against malicious users tricking the server into executing shell command files.


Open /usr/lib/vmware-eam/web/webapps/eam/WEB-INF/web.xml in a text editor. Remove the following nodes lines:


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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000381, Rule-ID|SV-239383r674643_rule, STIG-ID|VCEM-67-000012, Vuln-ID|V-239383

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: f46f9dafc25ec343fbf5e7eec5168cf694d706d77cf63a6a438975d91f79d00e