ESB-2017.2959 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] VMWare NSX Edge: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2017-11-17

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                               ESB-2017.2959
       A vulnerability has been identified in VMWare NSX for vSphere
                             17 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           VMWare NSX Edge
Publisher:         VMWare
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-4929  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2875

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0019.html

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                               VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2017-0019
Severity:    Moderate
Synopsis:    NSX for vSphere update addresses NSX Edge Cross-Site
             Scripting (XSS) issue.
Issue date:  2017-11-16
Updated on:  2017-11-16 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  CVE-2017-4929

1. Summary

   NSX for vSphere update addresses NSX Edge Cross-Site
   Scripting (XSS) issue.

2. Relevant Products

   NSX for vSphere

3. Problem Description

   a. NSX Edge Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue.

   NSX Edge contains a moderate Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue
   which may lead to information disclosure.

   VMware would like to thank Jarad Kopf of Deltek and Issam Rabhi for
   independently reporting this issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4929 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 Running           Replace with/  Mitigation
   Product         Version on      Severity  Apply patch    Workaround
 
   NSX Edge        6.2.x   Any     Moderate  6.2.9          None
   NSX Edge        6.3.x   Any     Moderate  6.3.5          None


4. Solution

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

   VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.9
   Downloads:
   https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=3D417
   &downloadGroup=3DNSXV_629B
   Documentation:
   https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-for-vSphere/index.html

   VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.5
   Downloads: XXXXXX
   https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=3D417
   &downloadGroup=3DNSXV_635
   Documentation:
   https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-for-vSphere/index.html


5. References

   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=3DCVE-2017-4929

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6. Change log

   2017-11-16 VMSA-2017-0019
   Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware
   NSX for vSphere 6.3.5 on 2017-11-16
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   This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

     security-announce@lists.vmware.com
     bugtraq@securityfocus.com
     fulldisclosure@seclists.org

   E-mail: security@vmware.com
   PGP key at: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055

   VMware Security Advisories
   http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories

   VMware Security Response Policy
   https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html

   VMware Lifecycle Support Phases
   https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/lifecycle.html

   VMware Security & Compliance Blog
   https://blogs.vmware.com/security

   Twitter
   https://twitter.com/VMwareSRC

   Copyright 2017 VMware Inc.  All rights reserved.

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