VMSA-2017-0020

VMware AirWatch Console updates address Broken Access Control vulnerability.

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
  VMSA-2017-0020
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
  Moderate
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
  VMware AirWatch Console updates address Broken Access Control vulnerability.
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
  2017-12-12
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
  2017-12-12 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
  CVE-2017-4942
 
1. Summary

VMware AirWatch Console updates address Broken Access Control vulnerability.

2. Relevant Products
  • VMware AirWatch Console (AWC)
3. Problem Description

VMware AirWatch Console (AWC) Broken Access Control  

 

VMware AirWatch Console (AWC) contains a Broken Access Control vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this issue could result in end-user device details being disclosed to an unauthorized administrator.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4942 to this issue.

 

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.

VMware Product
Product Version
Running on
Severity
Replace with/ Apply Patch
Workaround
VMware Product Airwatch Console
Product Version 9.x
Running on Any
Severity Moderate
Replace with/ Apply Patch 9.2.2*
Workaround KB115015676547


*Additional patches are available for supported Airwatch releases. Please see KB115015676547 for more information.
 

4. Solution

 

Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

 

VMware AirWatch Console 9.2.2 

Downloads and Documentation:

https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115015625647
 

5. References

 

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4942
https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115015676547
https://www.air-watch.com/en/about/contact-us
https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115015625647

6. Change log

 

2017-12-12: VMSA-2017-0020

 

Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware AirWatch Console patches on 2017-12-12.

 

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