VMSA-2016-0015

VMware Horizon View updates address directory traversal vulnerability

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2016-0015
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Important
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware Horizon View updates address directory traversal vulnerability
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2016-10-06
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2016-10-06 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2016-7087
 
1. Summary

VMware Horizon View updates address directory traversal vulnerability.

2. Relevant Products
  • VMware Horizon View
3. Problem Description

VMware Horizon View updates address directory traversal vulnerability 

 

VMware Horizon View contains a vulnerability that may allow for a directory traversal on the Horizon View Connection Server. Exploitation of this issue may lead to a partial information disclosure.

 

VMware would like to thank Mike Arnold (Bruk0ut) working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue to us.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2016-7087 to this issue.

 

Column 5 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
Severity
Replace with/ Apply Patch
Workaround
VMware Product VMware Horizon View
Product Version 7.x
Running on Windows
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 7.0.1
Workaround None
VMware Product VMware Horizon View
Product Version 6.x
Running on Windows
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.2.3
Workaround None
VMware Product VMware Horizon View
Product Version 5.x
Running on Windows
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 5.3.7
Workaround None

 

 

4. Solution

 

Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

 

VMware Horizon View 7.0.1

Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon/7_0

 

VMware Horizon View 6.2.3

Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon/6_2

 

VMware Horizon View 5.3.7

Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon_with_view/5_3

 

6. Change log

 

2016-10-06 VMSA-2016-0015 Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware Horizon View 5.3.7 on 2016-10-06.

7. Contact

 

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