ESB-2017.3183 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Apple iOS][Android] VMWare AirWatch Console: Access confidential data - Existing account 2017-12-13

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2017.3183
         Access Control bypass patched in VMware AirWatch Console
                             13 December 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           VMWare AirWatch Console
Publisher:         VMWare
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Apple iOS
                   Android
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-4942  

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

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                        VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2017-0020
Severity:    Moderate
Synopsis:    VMware AirWatch Console updates address Broken Access Control
             vulnerability.
Issue date:  2017-12-12
Updated on:  2017-12-12 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  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   Running            Replace with/ Mitigation/
   Product    Version   on      Severity  Apply Patch   Workaround
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   AWC        9.x       Any     Moderate  9.2.2*        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

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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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7. Contact

   E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:
   http://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

   This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

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

   E-mail: security at 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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