VMware vCenter Server updates address a LDAP certificate validation issue.
VMware vCenter Server prior to version 6.0 update 1
VMware vCenter Server prior to version 5.5 update 3
VMware vCenter Server LDAP certificate validation vulnerability.
VMware vCenter Server does not validate the certificate when connecting to a single sign on identity source using LDAPS (LDAP over SSL). This applies when connecting to Active Directory as an LDAP Server or OpenLDAP. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker that is able to intercept traffic between vCenter Server and the LDAP server to capture sensitive information. Active Directory (Integrated Windows Authentication) is unaffected.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2015-6932 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.
Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.
Downloads and Documentation:
Initial security advisory.
Update to section 3 to clarify that Active Directory (Integrated Windows Authentication) is not affected.
This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:
security-announce at lists.vmware.com
bugtraq at securityfocus.com
fulldisclosure at seclists.org
E-mail: security at vmware.com
PGP key at: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055
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