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VMSA-2022-0011.1
5.3-9.8
2022-04-06
2022-04-13
CVE-2022-22954, CVE-2022-22955,CVE-2022-22956, CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958, CVE-2022-22959, CVE-2022-22960, CVE-2022-22961
VMware Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation updates address multiple vulnerabilities.

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware Workspace ONE Access (Access)
  • VMware Identity Manager (vIDM)
  • VMware vRealize Automation (vRA)
  • VMware Cloud Foundation
  • vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager
2. Introduction

Multiple vulnerabilities were privately reported to VMware. Patches are available to remediate these vulnerabilities in affected VMware products.

3a. Server-side Template Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2022-22954)

Description

VMware Workspace ONE Access and Identity Manager contain a remote code execution vulnerability due to server-side template injection. 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 can trigger a server-side template injection that may result in remote code execution.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22954, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-22954 have been documented in the VMware Knowledge Base articles listed in the 'Workarounds' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

A supplemental blog post was created for additional clarification. Please see: https://via.vmw.com/vmsa-2022-0011-qna

Notes

VMware has confirmed that exploitation of CVE-2022-22954 has occurred in the wild.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute for reporting these issues to us.

3b. OAuth2 ACS Authentication Bypass Vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-22955, CVE-2022-22956)

Description

VMware Workspace ONE Access has two authentication bypass vulnerabilities in the OAuth2 ACS framework. VMware has evaluated the severity of these issues to be in the Critical severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 9.8.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor may bypass the authentication mechanism and execute any operation due to exposed endpoints in the authentication framework.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22955 and CVE-2022-22956, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-22955 and CVE-2022-22956 have been documented in the VMware Knowledge Base articles listed in the 'Workarounds' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

A supplemental blog post was created for additional clarification. Please see: https://via.vmw.com/vmsa-2022-0011-qna

Notes

These issues only impact Workspace ONE Access.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute for reporting these issues to us.

3c. JDBC Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958)

Description

VMware Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation contain two remote code execution vulnerabilities. VMware has evaluated the severity of these issues 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 can trigger deserialization of untrusted data through malicious JDBC URI which may result in remote code execution.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22957 and CVE-2022-22958, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-22957 and CVE-2022-22958 have been documented in the VMware Knowledge Base articles listed in the 'Workarounds' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

A supplemental blog post was created for additional clarification. Please see: https://via.vmw.com/vmsa-2022-0011-qna

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute for reporting these issues to us.

3d. Cross Site Request Forgery Vulnerability (CVE-2022-22959)

Description

VMware Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation contain a cross site request forgery vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 8.8.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor can trick a user through a cross site request forgery to unintentionally validate a malicious JDBC URI.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22959, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-22959 have been documented in the VMware Knowledge Base articles listed in the 'Workarounds' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

A supplemental blog post was created for additional clarification. Please see: https://via.vmw.com/vmsa-2022-0011-qna

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute for reporting these issues to us.

3e. Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (CVE-2022-22960)

Description

VMware Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation contain a privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper permissions in support scripts. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 7.8.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with local access can escalate privileges to 'root'. 

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22960, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-22960 have been documented in the VMware Knowledge Base articles listed in the 'Workarounds' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

A supplemental blog post was created for additional clarification. Please see: https://via.vmw.com/vmsa-2022-0011-qna

Notes

VMware has confirmed that exploitation of CVE-2022-22960 has occurred in the wild.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute for reporting these issues to us.

3f. Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2022-22961)

Description

VMware Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation contain an information disclosure vulnerability due to returning excess information. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 5.3.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with remote access may leak the hostname of the target system. Successful exploitation of this issue can lead to targeting victims.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22961, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-22961 have been documented in the VMware Knowledge Base articles listed in the 'Workarounds' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

A supplemental blog post was created for additional clarification. Please see: https://via.vmw.com/vmsa-2022-0011-qna

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute for reporting these issues to us.

Response Matrix - Access 21.08.x:

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
Access
21.08.0.1, 21.08.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22954
9.8
critical
Access
21.08.0.1, 21.08.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22955, CVE-2022-22956
9.8
critical
Access
21.08.0.1, 21.08.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958
9.1
critical
Access
21.08.0.1, 21.08.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22959
8.8
important
Access
21.08.0.1, 21.08.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22960
7.8
important
Access
21.08.0.1, 21.08.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22961
5.3
moderate
None

Response Matrix - Access 20.10.x:

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
Access
20.10.0.1, 20.10.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22954
9.8
critical
Access
20.10.0.1, 20.10.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22955, CVE-2022-22956
9.8
critical
Access
20.10.0.1, 20.10.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958
9.1
critical
Access
20.10.0.1, 20.10.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22959
8.8
important
Access
20.10.0.1, 20.10.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22960
7.8
important
Access
20.10.0.1, 20.10.0.0
Linux
CVE-2022-22961
5.3
moderate
None

Response Matrix - Identity Manager 3.3.x:

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
vIDM
3.3.6, 3.3.5, 3.3.4, 3.3.3
Linux
CVE-2022-22954
9.8
critical
vIDM
3.3.6, 3.3.5, 3.3.4, 3.3.3
Linux
CVE-2022-22955, CVE-2022-22956
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A
vIDM
3.3.6, 3.3.5, 3.3.4, 3.3.3
Linux
CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958
9.1
critical
vIDM
3.3.6, 3.3.5, 3.3.4, 3.3.3
Linux
CVE-2022-22959
8.8
important
vIDM
3.3.6, 3.3.5, 3.3.4, 3.3.3
Linux
CVE-2022-22960
7.8
important
vIDM
3.3.6, 3.3.5, 3.3.4, 3.3.3
Linux
CVE-2022-22961
5.3
moderate
None

Response Matrix - vRealize Automation (vIDM):

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
vRealize Automation [1]
8.x
Linux
CVE-2022-22954, CVE-2022-22955, CVE-2022-22956, CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958, CVE-2022-22959, CVE-2022-22960, CVE-2022-22961
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A
vRealize Automation (vIDM)
7.6
Linux
CVE-2022-22954
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A
vRealize Automation (vIDM)
7.6
Linux
CVE-2022-22955, CVE-2022-22956
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A
vRealize Automation (vIDM) [2]
7.6
Linux
CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958
9.1
critical
vRealize Automation (vIDM) [2]
7.6
Linux
CVE-2022-22959
8.8
important
vRealize Automation (vIDM) [2]
7.6
Linux
CVE-2022-22960
7.8
important
vRealize Automation (vIDM)
7.6
Linux
CVE-2022-22961
N/A
N/A
Unaffected
N/A
N/A

[1] vRealize Automation 8.x is unaffected since it does not use embedded vIDM. If vIDM has been deployed with vRA 8.x, fixes should be applied directly to vIDM.
[2] vRealize Automation 7.6 is affected since it uses embedded vIDM.

Impacted Product Suites that Deploy Response Matrix Components:

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware Cloud Foundation (vIDM)
4.x
Any
CVE-2022-22954, CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958, CVE-2022-22959, CVE-2022-22960, CVE-2022-22961
9.8, 9.1, 9.1, 8.8, 7.8, 5.3
critical
VMware Cloud Foundation (vRA)
3.x
Any
CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958, CVE-2022-22959, CVE-2022-22960
9.1, 9.1, 8.8, 7.8
critical
vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vIDM)
8.x
Any
CVE-2022-22954, CVE-2022-22957, CVE-2022-22958, CVE-2022-22959, CVE-2022-22960, CVE-2022-22961
9.8, 9.1, 9.1, 8.8, 7.8, 5.3
critical
4. References

Fixed Version(s): https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/88099
Workarounds: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/88098

 

Mitre CVE Dictionary Links:
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-22954 
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-22955 
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-22956 
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-22957 
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-22958 
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-22959 
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-22960 
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-22961 

 

FIRST CVSSv3 Calculator:
CVE-2022-22954: 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
CVE-2022-22955: 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 
CVE-2022-22956: 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
CVE-2022-22957: https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-22958: https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H 
CVE-2022-22959: https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 
CVE-2022-22960: https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2022-22961:  https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N 

5. Change Log

2022-04-06: VMSA-2022-0011
Initial security advisory.

 

2022-04-13: VMSA-2022-0011.1
VMware has confirmed that exploitation of CVE-2022-22954 has occurred in the wild.

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