VMware vCenter Server 5.5.x / 6.0.x / 6.5.x / 6.7.x Speculative Execution Side Channel Vulnerability (Foreshadow) (VMSA-2018-0020)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111760
SynopsisA virtualization management application installed on the remote host is affected by a speculative execution side channel vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of VMware vCenter Server installed on the remote host is 5.5.x prior to 5.5u3j, 6.0.x prior to 6.0u3h, 6.5.x prior to 6.5u2c, or 6.7.x prior to 6.7.0d. It is, therefore, affected by a speculative execution side channel attack known as L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF). An attacker who successfully exploited L1TF may be able to read privileged data across trust boundaries.
SolutionUpgrade to the version, or later, referenced in the vendor advisory.