Critical

VMSA-2022-0008
9.1
2022-03-23
2022-03-23 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2022-22951, CVE-2022-22952
VMware Carbon Black App Control update addresses multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-22951, CVE-2022-22952)

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware Carbon Black App Control (AppC)
2. Introduction

Multiple vulnerabilities in VMware Carbon Black App Control were privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to remediate these vulnerabilities in affected VMware products.

3a. OS command injection vulnerability in VMware Carbon Black App Control (CVE-2022-22951)

Description

VMware Carbon Black App Control contains an OS command injection vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Critical severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 9.1.

Known Attack Vectors

An authenticated, high privileged malicious actor with network access to the VMware App Control administration interface may be able to execute commands on the server due to improper input validation leading to remote code execution.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22951 apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

Before using the download links make sure to log into the Carbon Black User Exchange (UEX).

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Jari Jääskelä (@JJaaskela) for reporting this issue to us.

3b. File upload vulnerability in VMware Carbon Black App Control (CVE-2022-22952)

Description

VMware Carbon Black App Control contains a file upload vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Critical severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 9.1.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with administrative access to the VMware App Control administration interface may be able to execute code on the Windows instance where AppC Server is installed by uploading a specially crafted file.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22952 apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

Before using the download links make sure to log into the Carbon Black User Exchange (UEX).

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Jari Jääskelä (@JJaaskela) for reporting this issue to us.

Response Matrix 3a, 3b

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
AppC
8.8.x
Windows
CVE-2022-22951, CVE-2022-22952
critical
None
None
AppC
8.7.x
Windows
CVE-2022-22951, CVE-2022-22952
critical
None
None
AppC
8.6.x
Windows
CVE-2022-22951, CVE-2022-22952
critical
None
None
AppC
8.5.x
Windows
CVE-2022-22951, CVE-2022-22952
critical
None
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2022-03-23 VMSA-2022-0008
Initial security advisory.

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