CVE-2021-22005

critical
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Description

The vCenter Server contains an arbitrary file upload vulnerability in the Analytics service. A malicious actor with network access to port 443 on vCenter Server may exploit this issue to execute code on vCenter Server by uploading a specially crafted file.

References

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0020.html

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/164439/VMware-vCenter-Server-Analytics-CEIP-Service-File-Upload.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-09-23

Updated: 2021-10-07

Type: CWE-434

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
153889VMware vCenter Server Arbitrary File Upload (VMSA-2021-0020)NessusMisc.
critical
153545VMware vCenter Server < 7.0 U2c Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2021-0020)NessusMisc.
high
153544VMware vCenter Server < 6.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2021-0020)NessusMisc.
high