Moderate

VMSA-2021-0019
6.5
2021-08-24
2021-08-24 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2021-22021
VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability (CVE-2021-22021)

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware vRealize Log Insight
  • VMware Cloud Foundation
2. Introduction

A cross-site scripting vulnerability in VMware vRealize Log Insight was privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to remediate this vulnerability in affected VMware products.

3. VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability (CVE-2021-22021)

Description

VMware vRealize Log Insight contains a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to improper user input validation. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 6.5.

Known Attack Vectors

An attacker with user privileges may be able to inject a malicious payload via the Log Insight UI which would be executed when the victim accesses the shared dashboard link.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2021-22021 apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Marcin Kot of Prevenity and Tran Viet Quang of Vantage Point Security for independently reporting this vulnerability to us.

Response Matrix

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware vRealize Log Insight
8.4
Virtual Appliance
N/A
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A
VMware vRealize Log Insight
8.3
Virtual Appliance
CVE-2021-22021
moderate
None
None
VMware vRealize Log Insight
8.2
Virtual Appliance
CVE-2021-22021
moderate
None
None
VMware vRealize Log Insight
8.1.1, 8.1.0, 8.0.0 and 4.x
Virtual Appliance
CVE-2021-22021
moderate
None
None

Impacted Product Suites that Deploy Response Matrix Components

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware Cloud Foundation (vRLI)
4.x
Virtual Appliance
CVE-2021-22021
moderate
4.3
None
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2021-08-24 VMSA-2021-0019
Initial security advisory.

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