Moderate

VMSA-2022-0009.1
5.5
2022-03-29
2022-05-18
CVE-2022-22948
VMware vCenter Server updates address an information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2022-22948)

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware vCenter Server (vCenter Server)
  • VMware Cloud Foundation (Cloud Foundation)
2. Introduction

An information disclosure vulnerability in VMware vCenter Server was privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to remediate this vulnerability in affected VMware products.

3. vCenter Server information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2022-22948)

Description

The vCenter Server contains an information disclosure vulnerability due to improper permission of files. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 5.5.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with non-administrative access to the vCenter Server may exploit this issue to gain access to sensitive information.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22948 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 Yuval Lazar (@Ul7raVi0l3t) of Pentera for reporting this issue to us.

Response Matrix:

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
vCenter Server
7.0
Any
CVE-2022-22948
moderate
None
None
vCenter Server
6.7
Virtual Appliance
CVE-2022-22948
moderate
None
None
vCenter Server
6.7
Windows
CVE-2022-22948
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A
vCenter Server
6.5
Virtual Appliance
CVE-2022-22948
moderate
None
None
vCenter Server
6.5
Windows
CVE-2022-22948
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A

Impacted Product Suites that Deploy Response Matrix Components:

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
Cloud Foundation (vCenter Server)
4.x
Any
CVE-2022-22948
moderate
None
None
Cloud Foundation (vCenter Server)
3.x
Any
CVE-2022-22948
moderate
None
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2022-03-29 VMSA-2022-0009
Initial security advisory.

2022-05-18 VMSA-2022-0009.1
Updated security advisory to add fixed version of cloud foundation 4.x.

 

 

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