VMSA-2018-0021.2

Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances.

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2018-0021.2
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Moderate
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances.
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2018-08-14
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2019-07-25
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2018-3620
1. Summary

Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances.

 

The mitigations in this advisory are categorized as Operating System Specific Mitigations described by VMware Knowledge Base article 55636.

2. Relevant Products
  • vCloud Usage Meter (UM)
  • Identity Manager (vIDM)
  • vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA)
  • vSphere Data Protection (VDP)
  • vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC)
  • vRealize Automation (vRA) 
3. Problem Description

VMware Virtual Appliance Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to local information disclosure of sensitive information. Unaffected products lines are documented in KB55807.


The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-3620 to this issue.

 

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to mitigate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.
 

VMware Product Product Version Running On Severity Replace_with/Apply_Patch Mitigation/Workaround
UM 3.x VA Moderate Won't Fix KB52467
vIDM 3.x, 2.x VA Moderate 19.03 KB52284
vCSA 6.7 VA Moderate 6.7u1 KB52312
vCSA 6.5 VA Moderate 6.5u2d KB52312
vCSA 6.0 VA Moderate 6.0u3i KB52312
vCSA 5.5 VA N/A Unaffected N/A
VDP 6.x VA Moderate 6.1.11
None
VIC 1.x VA Moderate 1.4.3 None
vRA 7.x VA Moderate 7.5.0 KB52377
vRA 6.x VA Moderate 7.5.0 KB52497

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

Identity Manager 19.03

Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VIDM_ONPREM_1903&productId=885&rPId=32629

 

vCenter Server Appliance 6.7u1
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VC67U1&productId=742&rPId=28531

vCenter Server Appliance 6.5u2d
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details?productId=614&rPId=28806&downloadGroup=VC65U2D 

vCenter Server Appliance 6.0u3i

Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VC60U3I&productId=491&rPId=35159

 

vSphere Data Protection 6.1.11

Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VDP6111&productId=491&rPId=35158

 

vSphere Integrated Containers 1.4.3
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=749&rPId=27736&downloadGroup=VIC143

vRealize Automation 7.5.0
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VRA-750&productId=797&rPId=26779

6. Change log

 

2018-08-14: VMSA-2018-0021
Initial security advisory.

 

2018-11-29: VMSA-2018-0021.1
Updated advisory to include fixed versions of vCenter Server Appliance, vSphere Integrated Containers, and vRealize Automation in conjunction with the release of vCenter Server Appliance 6.5u2d on 2018-11-29.

 

2019-07-25: VMSA-2018-0021.2
Updated advisory to include mitigated versions of Identity Manager 19.03, vCenter Server Appliance 6.0u3i, and vSphere Data Protection 6.1.11.

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