VMSA-2018-0010

Horizon DaaS update addresses a broken authentication issue

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2018-0010
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Moderate
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  Horizon DaaS update addresses a broken authentication issue
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2018-04-19
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2018-04-19 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2018-6960
 
1. Summary

Horizon DaaS update addresses a broken authentication issue

2. Relevant Products

 VMware Horizon DaaS

3. Problem Description

Broken authentication issue in Horizon DaaS

Horizon DaaS contains a broken authentication vulnerability that may allow an attacker to bypass two-factor authentication.
   
Note: In order to exploit this issue, an attacker must have a legitimate account on Horizon DaaS.   
   

VMware would like to thank Peter Ivezaj, President - Digital Upkeep for reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6960 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 Horizon DaaS
Product Version 7.x
Running on Any
Severity Moderate
Replace with/ Apply Patch 8.0.0
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 Horizon DaaS
Downloads:

https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/info?slug=desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon_daas/8_0

Documentation:
https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Horizon-DaaS/index.html

  

6. Change log

 

2018-04-19 VMSA-2018-0010 Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware Horizon DaaS 8.0.0 on 2018-04-19.

 

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