Moderate

VMSA-2022-0018
5.3
2022-07-12
2022-07-23
CVE-2022-22982
VMware vCenter Server updates address a server-side request forgery vulnerability (CVE-2022-22982)

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

A server-side request forgery (SSRF) vulnerability in VMware vCenter Server was privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to remediate this vulnerability in affected VMware products.

 

3. vCenter Server SSRF vulnerability (CVE-2022-22982)

Description

The vCenter Server contains a server-side request forgery (SSRF) vulnerability. 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 network access to 443 on the vCenter Server may exploit this issue by accessing a URL request outside of vCenter Server or accessing an internal service.

 

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-22982 apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

[1] VMware has determined that vCenter 7.0u3f updates mentioned in the response matrix may introduce a functional issue for customers using IWA (Integrated Windows Authentication). Please review KB89027 for more information.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank pwnull 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-2022-22982
moderate
None
vCenter Server
6.7
Any
CVE-2022-22982
moderate
None
None
vCenter Server
6.5
Any
CVE-2022-22982
moderate
None
None

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-2022-22982
moderate
None
None
Cloud Foundation (vCenter Server)
3.x
Any
CVE-2022-22982
moderate
None
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2022-07-12 VMSA-2022-0018
Initial security advisory.

 

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