VMware product updates address information disclosure issue.
VMware vCenter Server 5.5 prior to version 5.5 update 3
VMware vCenter Server 5.1 prior to version 5.1 update u3b
VMware vCenter Server 5.0 prior to version 5.0 update u3e
vCloud Director 5.6 prior to version 5.6.4
vCloud Director 5.5 prior to version 5.5.3
vCloud Director 9.1.0.x prior to version 126.96.36.199
vCloud Director 9.0.0.x prior to version 188.8.131.52
VMware Horizon View 6.0 prior to version 6.1
VMware Horizon View 5.0 prior to version 5.3.4
a. vCenter Server, vCloud Director, Horizon View information disclosure issue
VMware products that use Flex BlazeDS may be affected by a flaw in the processing of XML External Entity (XXE) requests. A specially crafted XML request sent to the server could lead to unintended information be disclosed.
VMware would like to thank Matthias Kaiser of Code White GmbH and Ilyass El Hadi of KPMG-EGYDE for independently reporting this issue to us.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2015-3269 to this issue.
The product updates listed in the table below have also been determined to address a XML External Entity (XXE) Processing and Server Side Request Forgery vulnerability in Flex BlazeDS.
VMware would like to thank James Kettle of PortSwigger Web Security for reporting these issues to us.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2015-5255 to these issues.
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.
Downloads and Documentation: https://www.vmware.com/go/download-vsphere
vCloud Director For Service Providers
Downloads and Documentation: https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vcd_pubs.html
Horizon View 6.1, 5.3.4:
Initial security advisory
Updated advisory to note these updates also address CVE-2015-5255
Updated advisory to add vCloud Director fixes for 9.0.0.x and 9.1.0.x versions that now address CVE-2015-3269.
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