VMSA-2008-0012

Updated VirtualCenter addresses User Account Disclosure Vulnerability

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2008-0012
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  Updated VirtualCenter addresses User Account Disclosure Vulnerability
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2008-08-12
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2008-08-12 (initial release of advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2008-3514
1. Summary

Updated VirtualCenter addresses User Account Disclosure Vulnerability

2. Relevant releases

VirtualCenter 2.5 previous to Update 2
VirutalCenter 2.0.2 previous to Update 5

3. VirtualCenter User Account Disclosure Vulnerability

An information disclosure vulnerability is present in VirtualCenter.
Exploitation of this flaw might result in disclosure of the user names of system accounts.
VMware would like to thank Brett Moore of Insomnia Security for reporting this issue to us.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2008-3514 to this issue.

VMware Product =============
Product Version =======
Running on =======
Replace with/ Apply Patch =================
VMware Product ============= VirtualCenter
Product Version ======= 2.5
Running on ======= Windows
Replace with/ Apply Patch ================= VirtualCenter 2.5 update 2
VMware Product ============= VirtualCenter
Product Version ======= 2.0.2
Running on ======= Windows
Replace with/ Apply Patch ================= VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5
VMware Product ============= hosted*
Product Version ======= any
Running on ======= any
Replace with/ Apply Patch ================= not applicable
VMware Product ============= ESX(i)
Product Version ======= any
Running on ======= ESX(i)
Replace with/ Apply Patch ================= not applicable
VMware Product ============= ESX
Product Version ======= any
Running on ======= ESXi
Replace with/ Apply Patch ================= not applicable


* hosted products are VMware Workstation, Player, ACE, Server, Fusion

4. Solution

Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the md5sum of your downloaded file.

VirtualCenter
-------------

VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 2 build 104263
www.vmware.com/download/download.do
DVD iso image
md5sum: 83de404fa073bc1fde9acd080f21e688
Zip file
md5sum: 3297f1e47c6b018ac8190f11bd022d5b
Release Notes
www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/vi3_esx35u2_vc25u2_rel_notes.html

VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5 build 104182
www.vmware.com/downloads/download.do
DVD iso image
md5sum: 5fee5d2d97b482e0d0cb47da7d8e7c34
Zip file
md5sum: cd468aab309745c12ee5516652aafbcb
Release Notes
www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_vc202u5.html

5. References

CVE numbers
CVE-2007-3514

6. Change log

2008-08-12 VMSA-2008-0012
Initial release following release of VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5

7. Contact

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This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

* security-announce at lists.vmware.com
* bugtraq at securityfocus.com
* full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk

E-mail: security at vmware.com
PGP key at:
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