VMSA-2018-0006

vRealize Automation, vSphere Integrated Containers, and          AirWatch Console updates address multiple security       vulnerabilities

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2018-0006
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Critical
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  vRealize Automation, vSphere Integrated Containers, and AirWatch Console updates address multiple security vulnerabilities
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2018-01-26
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2018-01-26 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2017-4947, CVE-2017-4951
 
1. Summary

vRealize Automation, vSphere Integrated Containers, and AirWatch Console updates address multiple security vulnerabilities

2. Relevant Products
  • vRealize Automation (vRA)
  • vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC)
  • VMware AirWatch Console (AWC)
3. Problem Description

a. vRealize Automation and vSphere Integrated Containers deserialization vulnerability via Xenon

 

vRealize Automation and vSphere Integrated Containers contain a deserialization vulnerability via Xenon. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the appliance.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4947 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 vRA
Product Version 7.3
Running on Linux
Severity Critical
Replace with/ Apply Patch KB52326, KB52316
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRA
Product Version 7.2
Running on Linux
Severity Critical
Replace with/ Apply Patch KB52320
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRA
Product Version 7.1.x
Running on Linux
Severity N/A
Replace with/ Apply Patch not affected
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRA
Product Version 7.0.x
Running on Linux
Severity N/A
Replace with/ Apply Patch not affected
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRA
Product Version 6.x
Running on Linux
Severity N/A
Replace with/ Apply Patch not affected
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product VIC
Product Version 1.x
Running on Linux
Severity Critical
Replace with/ Apply Patch 1.3.0
Mitigation/ Workaround None

 

 

 

b. VMware AirWatch Console Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

VMware AirWatch Console contains a Cross Site Request Forgery vulnerability when accessing the App Catalog. An attacker may exploit this issue by tricking users into installing a malicious   application on their devices.
   

VMware would like to thank Abhishek Vijay Nayak for reporting this issue to us.
  

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4951 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 AWC
Product Version 9.2.x
Running on Any
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 9.2.2
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product AWC
Product Version 9.1.x
Running on Any
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 9.1.5
Mitigation/ Workaround None

 

 

4. Solution

 

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

 

VMware vRealize Automation 7.3

Downloads and Documentation:  

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_automation/7_3

https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Automation/index.html 

 

VMware vRealize Automation 7.2

Downloads and Documentation:  

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_automation/7_2

https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Automation/index.html

 

VMware vSphere Integrated Containers 1.3

Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/datacenter_cloud_infrastructure/vmware_vsphere_integrated_containers/1_3

https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vsphere-integrated-containers-pubs.html

 

VMware AirWatch Console 9.2.2
Downloads and Documentation:
https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115015625647
   
VMware AirWatch Console 9.1.5
Downloads and Documentation:  
https://my.air-watch.com/products/AirWatch-Console/Windows/v9.1.0.0
  

6. Change log

 

2018-01-26 VMSA-2018-0006
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vRA 7.3, and 7.2 patches on 2018-01-26.

 

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