VMSA-2018-0021

Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances.

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2018-0021
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Moderate
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances.
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2018-08-14
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2018-08-14 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2018-3620
1. Summary

Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances.

 

The mitigations in this advisory are categorized as Operating System Specific Mitigations described by VMware Knowledge Base article 55636.

2. Relevant Products
  • vCloud Usage Meter (UM)
  • Identity Manager (vIDM)
  • vCenter Server (vCSA)
  • vSphere Data Protection (VDP)
  • vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC)
  • vRealize Automation (vRA) 
3. Problem Description

VMware Virtual Appliance Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to local information disclosure of sensitive information. Unaffected products lines are documented in KB55807.


The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-3620 to this issue.

 

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to mitigate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.
 

VMware Product Product Version Running On Severity Replace_with/Apply_Patch Mitigation/Workaround
UM 3.x VA Moderate Patch Pending KB52467
vIDM 3.x, 2.x VA Moderate Patch Pending KB52284
vCSA 6.7 VA Moderate Patch Pending KB52312
vCSA 6.5 VA Moderate Patch Pending KB52312
vCSA 6.0 VA Moderate Patch Pending KB52312
vCSA 5.5 VA N/A Unaffected N/A
VDP 6.x VA Moderate Patch Pending
None
VIC 1.x VA Moderate Patch Pending
None
vRA 7.x VA Moderate Patch Pending
KB52377
vRA 6.x VA Moderate Patch Pending
KB52497

4. Solution
Patches Pending

6. Change log

 

2018-08-14: VMSA-2018-0021
Initial security advisory.

7. Contact

 

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