Horizon DaaS update addresses an insecure data validation issue
a. Horizon DaaS insecure data validation
Horizon DaaS contains a vulnerability that exists due to insufficient validation of data. An attacker may exploit this issue by tricking DaaS client users into connecting to a malicious server and sharing all their drives and devices. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires a victim to download a specially crafted RDP file through DaaS client by clicking on a malicious link.
VMware would like to thank Ahmad Ashraff of Aura Information Security for reporting this issue to us.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4897 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.
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6. Change log
2017-03-02 VMSA-2017-0002 Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware Horizon DaaS 7.0.0 on 2017-03-02.
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