AirWatch by VMware product update addresses information disclosure vulnerabilities

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VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
AirWatch by VMware product update addresses information disclosure vulnerabilities
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
2014-12-10 (Initial Advisory)
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1. Summary

AirWatch by VMware product update addresses information disclosure vulnerabilities


2. Relevant releases

AirWatch by VMware on-premise 7.3.x.x prior to (FP3)


3. Problem Description

a. AirWatch by VMware information disclosure vulnerability

AirWatch by VMware has direct object reference vulnerabilities. These issues may allow a user that manages an AirWatch deployment in a multi-tenant environment to view the organizational information and statistics of another tenant.

AirWatch Cloud has been patched to resolve this issue, On-Premise deployments must be updated. See solution section for details.

VMware would like to thank Denis Andzakovic of security-assessment.com for reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2014-8372 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.

VMware Product
Product Version
Running on
Replace with/ Apply Patch
VMware Product AirWatch Cloud
Product Version N/A
Running on any
Replace with/ Apply Patch No action required.
VMware Product AirWatch On-Premise
Product Version 7.3.x.x
Running on any
Replace with/ Apply Patch (FP3)
4. Solution

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

AirWatch On-Premise

To perform a self-upgrade, please email support@air-watch.com to request the install files. (Please note that only requests submitted by your company’s AirWatch Administrator(s) will be accepted).

Customers may also to engage an AirWatch Upgrades Engineer to perform the upgrade on their behalf. To engage an AirWatch Upgrades Engineer, please reach out to your Account Executive for more information.

Release Documentation:


6. Change log

2014-12-10 VMSA-2014-0014
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of AirWatch on-premise on 2014-12-10.


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
 fulldisclosure at seclists.org

E-mail: security at vmware.com
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