Moderate

VMSA-2023-0002
6.5
2023-01-31
2023-01-31 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2023-20856
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) update addresses a CSRF bypass vulnerability (CVE-2023-20856)
1. Impacted Products
  • VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
2. Introduction

A vulnerability in VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) was privately reported to VMware. A patch is available to address this vulnerability in the affected VMware product.

3. VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) CSRF bypass vulnerability (CVE-2023-20856)

Description

vRealize Operations (vROps) contains a CSRF bypass vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 6.5.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious user could execute actions on the platform on behalf of the authenticated victim user.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2023-20856 apply the updates listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank thiscodecc of MoyunSec TopBreaker Labs and Bing for reporting this issue to us.

Response Matrix

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
8.10
Any
CVE-2023-20856
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
8.6.x
Any
CVE-2023-20856
6.5
moderate
None
NA
4. References
5. Change Log

2023-01-31 VMSA-2023-0002
Initial security advisory.

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