1. Impacted Products
- VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
A vulnerability in VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) was privately reported to VMware. A patch is available to address this vulnerability in the affected VMware product.
3. VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) CSRF bypass vulnerability (CVE-2023-20856)
vRealize Operations (vROps) contains a CSRF bypass 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 malicious user could execute actions on the platform on behalf of the authenticated victim user.
To remediate CVE-2023-20856 apply the updates listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.
VMware would like to thank thiscodecc of MoyunSec TopBreaker Labs and Bing for reporting this issue to us.
Fixed Version(s) and Release Notes:
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) 8.6.4 HF9 KB90672: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/90672
Downloads and Documentation:
Mitre CVE Dictionary Links:
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5. Change Log
Initial security advisory.
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