VMSA-2019-0004

VMware vCloud Director for Service Providers update resolves a Remote Session Hijack vulnerability

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2019-0004
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Critical
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware vCloud Director for Service Providers update resolves a Remote Session Hijack vulnerability
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2019-03-28
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2019-03-28 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2019-5523


1. Summary

VMware vCloud Director for Service Providers update resolves a Remote Session Hijack vulnerability

2. Relevant Products

-VMware vCloud Director for Service Providers (vCD)
 

3. Problem Description
 

VMware vCloud Director for Service Providers update resolves a Remote Session Hijack vulnerability in the Tenant and Provider Portals. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow a malicious actor to access the Tenant or Provider Portals by impersonating a currently logged in session.

VMware would like to thank Tyler Flaagan, Eric Holm, Andrew Kramer, and Logan Stratton of Dakota State University for reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2019-5523 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
vCD 9.7.x Any N/A Unaffected None
vCD
9.5.x Any Critical 9.5.0.3 None
vCD
9.1.x Any N/A Unaffected None
vCD
9.0.x Any N/A Unaffected None

4. Solution

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

VMware vCloud Director for Service Providers 9.5.0.3

Documentation and Downloads:

https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/datacenter_cloud_infrastructure/vmware_vcloud_director/9_5

6. Change log

 

2019-03-28: VMSA-2019-0004

Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of  VMware vCloud Director for Service Providers 9.5.0.3 on 2019-03-28.

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