VMware NSX and vCNS product updates address a critical information disclosure vulnerability.
VMware Security Advisory
VMware NSX and vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) product updates address a vulnerability that could lead to critical information disclosure.
2. Relevant releases
NSX 6.0 prior to 6.0.6
vCNS 5.5 prior to 5.5.3
vCNS 5.1.4 prior to 184.108.40.206
3. Problem Description
a. VMware NSX and vCNS information disclosure vulnerability
VMware NSX and vCNS contain an input validation vulnerability. This issue may allow for critical information disclosure.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2014-3796 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.
Replace with/ Apply Patch
Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.
6. Change log
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware NSX 6.1 and 6.0.6 and 220.127.116.11 on 2014-09-11. vCNS 5.5.3 was released on 2014-09-09.
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