VMware Workspace One Access / VMware Identity Manager Authentication Bypass (Direct Check) (CVE-2022-22972)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 161331

Synopsis

An identity store broker application running on the remote host is affected by an Authentication Bypass vulnerability.

Description

The VMware Workspace One Access (formerly VMware Identity Manager) application running on the remote host is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability affecting local domain users.

Solution

Apply the HW-156875 hotfix to VMware Workspace One Access / VMware Identity Manager as per the VMSA-2022-0014 advisory.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0014.html

https://core.vmware.com/vmsa-2022-0014-questions-answers-faq

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/88438

http://www.nessus.org/u?77eaa74d

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 161331

File Name: vmware_workspace_one_access_VMSA-2022-0014.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/18/2022

Updated: 6/14/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

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 Score Source: CVE-2022-22972

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:workspace_one_access, cpe:/a:vmware:identity_manager

Required KB Items: installed_sw/VMware Workspace ONE Access

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/18/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22972

VMSA: 2022-0014

IAVA: 2022-A-0215