VMSA-2018-0024.1

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (AirWatch Console) update resolves SAML authentication bypass vulnerability

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2018-0024.1
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Critical
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (AirWatch Console) updates resolve SAML authentication bypass vulnerability
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2018-10-04
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2018-10-04
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2018-6979
1. Summary

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (AirWatch Console) updates resolve SAML authentication bypass vulnerability

2. Relevant Products
  • VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (AirWatch Console)  
3. Problem Description

The VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (AirWatch Console) contains a SAML authentication bypass vulnerability which can be leveraged during device enrollment. This vulnerability may allow for a malicious actor to impersonate an authorized SAML session if certificate-based authentication is enabled. This vulnerability is also relevant if certificate-based authentication is not enabled, but the outcome of exploitation is limited to an information disclosure (Important Severity) in those cases.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6979 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
AirWatch Console
9.7.x Any Critical 9.7.0.3 or above 360010178013
AirWatch Console 9.6.x Any Critical 9.6.0.7 or above 360010178013
AirWatch Console 9.5.x Any Critical 9.5.0.16 or above 360010178013
AirWatch Console 9.4.x Any Critical 9.4.0.22 or above 360010178013
AirWatch Console 9.3.x Any Critical 9.3.0.25 or above 360010178013
AirWatch Console 9.2.x Any Critical 9.2.3.27 or above 360010178013
AirWatch Console 9.1.x Any Critical 9.1.5.6 or above 360010178013

4. Solution
 

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

 

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.7.x

Downloads and Documentation:

https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/rnvtjd8jltpdhpt663n2/en

 

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.6.x

Downloads and Documentation:

https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/5nzwmkccx2dfbfyw9977/en

 

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.5.x

Downloads and Documentation:

https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/3rhqhqd98nymx33f4shd/en

 

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.4.x

Downloads and Documentation:

https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/q9fsfgs6d23mvtkpm22j/en

 

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.3.x

Downloads and Documentation:

https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/7t25rz3pd8sgzq3vqztx/en

 

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.2.x

Downloads and Documentation:   https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/kb7yzw7hbgyrygjvhmlh/en

 

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.1.x

Downloads and Documentation:

https://resources.workspaceone.com/save/nnqxxqyqt8vmn54mnd8v/en

 

6. Change log

 

2018-10-04 - VMSA-2018-0024: Initial security advisory.

2018-10-04 - VMSA-2018-0024.1: Updated advisory with the correct fixed versions of VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console for 9.7.x, 9.6.x, 9.5.x, 9.4.x, and 9.2.x release lines.

7. Contact

 

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