VMware vRealize Operations 8.x < 8.10 Arbitrary File Read (VMSA-2022-0026)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 170605


VMware vRealize Operations running on the remote host is affected by an arbitrary file read vulnerability.


The version of VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) running on the remote host is 8.x prior to 8.10. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability:

- VMware Aria Operations contains an arbitrary file read vulnerability. A malicious actor with administrative privileges may be able to read arbitrary files containing sensitive data. (CVE-2022-31682)

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


Upgrade to VMware vRealize Operations Manager version 8.10 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 170605

File Name: vmware_vrealize_operations_VMSA-2022-0026.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 1/25/2023

Updated: 1/26/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:M/C:C/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-31682


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vrealize_operations

Required KB Items: installed_sw/vRealize Operations Manager

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-31682

VMSA: 2022-0026