VMware vRealize Automation 7.0.x / 7.1.x / 7.2.x / 7.3.x < 7.3.1 DOM-based XSS Vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0009)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119037

Synopsis

A virtualization appliance installed on the remote host is affected by DOM-based XSS vulnerability.

Description

The version of VMware vRealize Automation installed on the remote host is 7.0.x, 7.1.x, 7.2.x, or 7.3.x < 7.3.1. It is, therefore, affected by vulnerability that may allow for a DOM-based cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. Exploitation of this issue may lead to the compromise of the vRA user's workstation.

Solution

Upgrade to VMware vRealize Automation version 7.3.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0009.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119037

File Name: vmware_vsphere_vrealize_automation_vmsa-2018-0009_CVE-2018-6958.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 11/19/2018

Updated: 11/1/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-6958

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vrealize_automation

Required KB Items: Host/VMware vRealize Automation/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6958

BID: 103752

VMSA: 2018-0009