Critical

VMSA-2022-0013
9.1
2022-04-14
2022-04-14 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2022-22966
VMware Cloud Director update addresses remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2022-22966)

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware Cloud Director
2. Introduction

A remote code execution vulnerability in VMware Cloud Director was privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to remediate these vulnerabilities in affected VMware products.

3. Remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2022-22966)

Description

VMware Cloud Director contains a remote code execution 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 Cloud Director tenant or provider may be able to exploit a remote code execution vulnerability to gain access to the server.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22966, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-22966 have been documented in the VMware Knowledge Base articles listed in the 'Workarounds' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

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

Response Matrix

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware Cloud Director
10.3.x
Any
CVE-2022-22966
critical
None
VMware Cloud Director
10.2.x
Any
CVE-2022-22966
critical
None
VMware Cloud Director
10.1.x
Any
CVE-2022-22966
critical
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2022-04-14 VMSA-2022-0013
Initial security advisory.

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