Important

VMSA-2022-0022
5.6-7.2
2022-08-09
2022-08-09 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2022-31672, CVE-2022-31673, CVE-2022-31674, CVE-2022-31675
VMware vRealize Operations contains multiple vulnerabilities

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1. Impacted Products
  • VMware vRealize Operations
2. Introduction

Multiple vulnerabilities in vRealize Operations were privately reported to VMware. Patches are available to remediate this vulnerability in affected VMware products. 

3a. Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (CVE-2022-31672)

Description

VMware vRealize Operations contains a privilege escalation vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 7.2.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with administrative network access can escalate privileges to root.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31672, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

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

3b. Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2022-31673)

Description

VMware vRealize Operations contains an information disclosure vulnerability.  VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 6.5.

Known Attack Vectors

A low-privileged malicious actor with network access can create and leak hex dumps, leading to information disclosure. Successful exploitation can lead to a remote code execution.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31673, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

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

3c. Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2022-31674)

Description

VMware vRealize Operations contains an information disclosure vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 6.5.

Known Attack Vectors

A low-privileged malicious actor with network access can access log files that lead to information disclosure.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31674, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

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

3d. Authentication Bypass Vulnerability (CVE-2022-31675)

Description

VMware vRealize Operations contains an authentication bypass vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 5.6.

Known Attack Vectors

An unauthenticated malicious actor with network access may be able to create a user with administrative privileges. 

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31675, apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Resolution Matrix' found below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

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

Response Matrix:

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware vRealize Operations
8.x
Any
CVE-2022-31672, CVE-2022-31673, CVE-2022-31674, CVE-2022-31675
important
None
None
4. References
5. Change Log

2022-08-09: VMSA-2022-0022
Initial security advisory.

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