VMware vRealize Business for Cloud RCE (VMSA-2021-0007)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 149786
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Synopsis

The remote VMware vRealize Business for Cloud host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description

The version of VMware vRealize Business for Cloud running on the remote host is 7.6.x prior to 7.6.0.46000-17828140.
It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability due to an unauthorized end point. A malicious actor with network access may exploit this issue causing unauthorized remote code execution on vRealize Business for Cloud Virtual Appliance.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to 7.6.0 Build 17828140 or later

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0007.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 149786

File Name: vmware_vrealize_business_cloud_vmsa-2021-007.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 5/20/2021

Updated: 5/21/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info2.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-21984

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vrealize_business_for_cloud

Required KB Items: Host/VMware vRealize Business for Cloud/Version, Host/VMware vRealize Business for Cloud/Build, Host/VMware vRealize Business for Cloud/VerUI

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/13/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/13/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21984

VMSA: 2021-0007