VMSA-2016-0021

VMware product updates address partial information disclosure vulnerability

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2016-0021
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Moderate
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware product updates address partial information disclosure vulnerability
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2016-11-22
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2016-11-22 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2016-5334
 
1. Summary

VMware product updates address partial information disclosure vulnerability

2. Relevant Products
  • VMware Identity Manager
  • vRealize Automation
3. Problem Description

Partial information disclosure vulnerability in VMware Identity Manager

 

VMware Identity Manager contains a vulnerability that may allow for a partial information disclosure. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow read access to files contained in the /SAAS/WEB-INF and /SAAS/META-INF directories remotely.
 

VMware would like to thank Max Chang of Trend Micro for reporting this issue to us.  

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2016-5334 to this issue.

Column 5 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
Severity
Replace with/ Apply Patch
Mitigation/ Workaround
VMware Product VMware Identity Manager
Product Version 2.x
Running on VA
Severity Moderate
Replace with/ Apply Patch 2.7.1
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Automation
Product Version 7.x
Running on VA
Severity Moderate
Replace with/ Apply Patch 7.2.0*
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRealize Automation
Product Version 6.x
Running on VA
Severity N/A
Replace with/ Apply Patch Not affected
Mitigation/ Workaround N/A


*vRealize Automation 7.x ships with an RPM-based version of VMware Identity Manager
 

4. Solution

 

 

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

VMware Identity Manager
Downloads and Documentation:   https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_identity_manager/2_7

vRealize Automation
Downloads and Documentation:   https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_automation/7_2

6. Change log

 

2016-11-22
VMSA-2016-0021
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vRealize Automation 7.2.0 on 2016-11-22.

7. Contact

 

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