Simplicity Across Clouds Is Rare
91% of executives are looking to improve “consistency across [their] public cloud environments."
Applications Need to Be Modernized
68% of developers want to expand use of modern application frameworks, APIs and services.
Distributed Work Models Are Here to Stay
72% of enterprise employees are working from non-traditional environments.
Security Is a Top-Down Concern
Risk related to security, data and privacy issues remains the #1 multi-cloud challenge.
Get on a Faster Path to Prod
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Simplify Kubernetes Operations
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Pair with App Development Experts
Unlock value by modernizing your existing apps and building innovative new products.
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Secure Today’s Anywhere Workspace
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Accelerate IT Modernization
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Secure & Connect Workloads
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Protect APIs — the New Endpoints
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VMware vSphere Data Protection product update addresses a critical information disclosure vulnerability.
VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.5 prior to 5.5.7
a. VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) contains a vulnerability that may allow a remote user to retrieve sensitive account credentials from the affected VDP server using Java API calls. No authentication to the VDP server is required for this potential attack. Exposed information includes MCUser and GSAN account passwords of all grid systems that are being monitored in VPD Enterprise Manager.
VMware would like to thank Jakub Mleczko from the Orange Poland security team for reporting this issue to EMC and the EMC Product Security Response Center for working with us on the issue.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2014-4624 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.
Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.
VMware vSphere Data Protection
Initial security advisory for VDP 5.5.7 which was on released on 2014-10-09.
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PGP key at: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055
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