Important

VMSA-2021-0003
8.6
2021-03-02
2021-03-02 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2021-21978
VMware View Planner update addresses remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-21978)

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware View Planner
2. Introduction

A vulnerability in VMware View Planner was privately reported to VMware. An update is available to remediate this vulnerability in affected VMware products.

3. Advisory Details

Description

VMware View Planner contains a remote code execution vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 8.6.

Known Attack Vectors

Improper input validation and lack of authorization leading to arbitrary file upload in logupload web application. An unauthorized attacker with network access to View Planner Harness could upload and execute a specially crafted file leading to remote code execution within the logupload container.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2021-21978 apply the updates listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below to affected deployments.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Mikhail Klyuchnikov of Positive Technologies for reporting this issue to us.

Response Matrix

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware View Planner
4.6
Any
CVE-2021-21978
important
View Planner 4.6 Security Patch 1
None
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2021-03-02 VMSA-2021-0003
Initial security advisory.

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