Critical

VMSA-2021-0007
9.8
2021-05-05
2021-05-05 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2021-21984
VMware vRealize Business for Cloud updates address a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-21984)

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware vRealize Business for Cloud
2. Introduction

A remote code execution vulnerability in VMware vRealize Business for Cloud was privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to remediate this vulnerability in affected VMware product.

3a. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud update addresses remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-21984)

Description

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud contains a remote code execution vulnerability due to an unauthorised end point. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Critical severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 9.8.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with network access may exploit this issue causing unauthorised remote code execution on vRealize Business for Cloud Virtual Appliance.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2021-21984 apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None

Additional Documentation

A Knowledge article was created which is listed in the 'Additional Documentation' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Notes

None

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Egor Dimitrenko of Positive Technologies for reporting this vulnerability to us.

Response Matrix

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware vRealize Business for Cloud
7.6
Any
CVE-2021-21984
critical
None
4. References

Remediation and Workarounds:

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud
7.6.0: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/83475

 

Mitre CVE Dictionary Links:

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-21984

 

FIRST CVSSv3 Calculator:
CVE-2021-21984: https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

5. Change Log

2021-05-05 VMSA-2021-0007
Initial security advisory.

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