VMSA-2018-0011

Unauthenticated Command Injection vulnerability in VMware         NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2018-0011
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Important
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  Unauthenticated Command Injection vulnerability in VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2018-05-15
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2018-05-15 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2018-6961
 
1. Summary

Unauthenticated Command Injection vulnerability in VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud

2. Relevant Products

 VMware NSX SD-WAN Edge by VeloCloud (SD-WAN Edge)

3. Problem Description

Unauthenticated Command Injection vulnerability in VMware NSX SD-WAN Edge by VeloCloud

VMware NSX SD-WAN Edge by VeloCloud contains a command injection vulnerability in the local web UI component. This component is disabled by default and should not be enabled on untrusted networks. VeloCloud by VMware will be removing this service from the product in future releases. Successful exploitation of this issue could result in remote code execution.

 

VMware would like to thank security researcher Brian Sullivan from Tevora for reporting this issue to us.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6961 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 SD-WAN Edge
Product Version 3.x, 2.x
Running on Linux
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 3.1.0
Mitigation/ Workaround KB55009

 

 

4. Solution

 

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

 

VMware NSX SD-WAN Edge by VeloCloud 3.1.0 Support/Guidance:

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/53907

 

  

6. Change log

 

2018-05-15 Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of KB55009 on 2018-05-15.

 

7. Contact

 

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