VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 / 6.5 / 6.7 Information Disclosure vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0021)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 112207

Synopsis

The remote host has a virtualization appliance installed that is affected an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description

The version of VMware vCenter Server Appliance installed on the remote host is 6.0, 6.5 or 6.7 and is, therefore, potentially affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. (CVE-2018-3620)

Solution

Upgrade to VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 Update 2d / 6.7 Update 1 or later, or implement operating system mitigations described in VMware kb article.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0021.html

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/55636

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52312

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112207

File Name: vmware_vcenter_vmsa-2018-0021.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 8/31/2018

Updated: 11/4/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-3620

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vcenter_server_appliance

Required KB Items: Host/VMware vCenter Server Appliance/Version, Host/VMware vCenter Server Appliance/Build

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/14/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3620

BID: 105080

VMSA: 2018-0021