VMSA-2018-0028

VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address an authorization bypass vulnerability

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2018-0028
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Moderate
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address an authorization bypass vulnerability
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2018-11-13
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2018-11-13 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2018-6980
1. Summary

VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address an authorization bypass vulnerability

2. Relevant Products
  •  VMware vRealize Log Insight (vRLI)
3. Problem Description

vRealize Log Insight improper authorization vulnerability   

 

VMware vRealize Log Insight contains a vulnerability due to improper authorization in the user registration method. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow Admin users with view only permission to perform certain administrative functions which they are not allowed to perform.
  

VMware would like to thank Piotr Madej of ING Tech Poland for reporting this issue to us.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6980 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 vRLI
Product Version 4.7.x
Running on Virtual Appliance
Severity Moderate
Replace with/ Apply Patch 4.7.1
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product vRLI
Product Version 4.6.x
Running on Virtual Appliance
Severity Moderate
Replace with/ Apply Patch 4.6.2
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 vRealize Log Insight 4.7.1
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_log_insight/4_7
   
VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.6.2
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_log_insight/4_6

 

6. Change log

 

VMSA-2018-0028 2018-11-13

Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vRLI 4.7.1 and 4.6.2 on 2018-11-13.

 

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