VMware VRealize Operations Manager 6.x Oracle JRE JMX Deserialization RCE (VMSA-2016-0005)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91339


The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6.x host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the Oracle JRE JMX component due to a flaw related to the deserialization of authentication credentials. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code.

Note that only non-appliance versions of vRealize Operations Manager are affected by the vulnerability.


Block the appropriate ports per the vendor advisory.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91339

File Name: vmware_vrealize_operations_manager_VMSA_2016_0005.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2016/05/26

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 91340

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vrealize_operations

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3427

VMSA: 2016-0005