VMware vCloud Director 5.5.x < / 5.6.x < / 8.0.x < JMX Deserialization RCE (VMSA-2016-0005)

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Synopsis :

A virtualization appliance installed on the remote host is affected by
a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VMware vCloud Director installed on the remote host is
5.5.x prior to, 5.6.x prior to, or 8.0.x prior to It is, therefore, affected by a flaw in the bundled Oracle
JRE JMX subcomponent due to deserializing any class when deserializing
authentication credentials. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can
exploit this to execute arbitrary code.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VMware vCloud Director version / /
or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 91828 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3427

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