VMSA-2013-0008

VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager Remote Code Execution

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2013-0008
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager Remote Code Execution
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2013-06-11
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2013-06-11 (initial advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2013-3520
1. Summary


 The vCenter Chargeback Manager contains a critical vulnerability that allows for remote code execution.

2. Relevant Releases


VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager prior to version 2.5.1

3. Problem Description

a. vCenter Chargeback Manager Remote Code Execution


The vCenter Chargeback Manager (CBM) contains a flaw in its handling of file uploads. Exploitation of this issue may allow an unauthenticated attacker to execute code remotely.

VMware would like to thank Andrea Micalizzi, aka rgod, for reporting this issue to us through HP's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI).

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2013-3520 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
VMware Product CBM
Product Version 2.01
Running on any
Replace with / Apply Patch CBM 2.5.1
VMware Product CBM
Product Version 2.5
Running on any
Replace with / Apply Patch CBM 2.5.1
4. Solution


Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.
   
VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
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Download link:
https://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/it_business_management/vmware_vcenter_chargeback/2_5

Release Notes:
https://www.vmware.com/support/vcbm/doc/vcbm_2_5_1_release_notes.html

6. Change log


2013-06-11 VMSA-2013-0008
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of CBM 2.5.1 on 2013-06-11.

7. Contact


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