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|VMware Security Advisory|
|Synopsis:||VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager Information Leak and Denial of Service|
The vCenter Chargeback Manager contains a vulnerability that allows information leakage and denial-of-service.
2. Relevant releases
VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager prior to version 2.0.1
3. Problem Description
The vCenter Chargeback Manager (CBM) contains a flaw in its handling of XML API requests. This vulnerability allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to download files from the CBM server or conduct a denial-of-service against the server. VMware thanks Joshua Keyes for reporting this issue to us.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2012-1472 to this issue.
Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.
|VMware Product||Product Version||Running on||Replace with/ Apply Patch|
Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.
VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
6. Change log
2012-03-08 VMSA-2012-0002 Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of CBM 2.0.1 on 2012-03-08.
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