VMSA-2018-0023

AirWatch Agent and VMware Content Locker updates resolve data protection vulnerabilities

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2018-0023
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Low
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  AirWatch Agent and VMware Content Locker updates resolve data protection vulnerabilities
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2018-09-05
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2018-09-05 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2018-6975, CVE-2018-6976
 
1. Summary

AirWatch Agent and VMware Content Locker updates resolve data protection vulnerabilities.

2. Relevant Products
  • AirWatch Agent for iOS (A/W Agent)
  • VMware Content Locker for iOS (A/W Locker)
 
3. Problem Description

a. The AirWatch Agent for iOS devices contains a data protection vulnerability

The AirWatch Agent for iOS devices contains a data protection vulnerability whereby the files and keychain entries in the Agent are not encrypted.

 

VMware would like to thank Stephan Sekula of Compass Security for reporting this issue to us.
   
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6975 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 A/W Agent
Product Version x.x
Running on iOS
Severity Low
Replace with/ Apply Patch 5.8.1
Mitigation/ Workaround None
 

b. The VMware Content Locker for iOS devices contains a data protection vulnerability

 

The VMware Content Locker for iOS devices contains a data protection vulnerability in the SQLite database. This vulnerability relates to unencrypted filenames and associated metadata in SQLite database for the Content Locker.

 

VMware would like to thank Stephan Sekula of Compass Security for reporting this issue to us.
   
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6976 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 A/W Locker
Product Version x.x
Running on iOS
Severity Low
Replace with/ Apply Patch 4.14
Mitigation/ Workaround None

 

 

4. Solution

 

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

 
AirWatch Agent for iOS 5.8.1
Downloads and Documentation:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/airwatch-agent/id338761996?mt=8
    
VMware Content Locker for iOS 4.14
Downloads and Documentation:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vmware-content-locker/id525890839?mt=8

 

   

6. Change log

 

2018-09-05: Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware Content Locker for iOS 4.14 on 2018-09-05

 

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