ESB-2018.2438.2 - UPDATE [Virtual] VMWare Products: Access privileged data - Existing account 2018-11-30

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                              ESB-2018.2438.2
 VMSA-2018-0021: Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal
           Fault - OS vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances
                             30 November 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           VMWare products
Publisher:         VMWare
Operating System:  Virtualisation
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        None
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-3620  

Reference:         ESB-2018.2416
                   ESB-2018.2398
                   ESB-2018.2370.2
                   ESB-2018.2368
                   ESB-2018.2348.3

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.vmware.com/au/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0021.html

Revision History:  November 30 2018: Updated advisory to include fixed versions 
                                     of vCenter Server Appliance, vSphere 
                                     Integrated Containers, and vRealize 
                                     Automation in conjunction with the release 
                                     of vCenter Server Appliance 6.5u2d on 
                                     2018-11-29.
                   August   21 2018: Initial Release

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                        VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0021.1

Severity:    Moderate

Synopsis:    Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal
             Fault - OS vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances.

Issue date:  2018-08-14

Updated on:  2018-11-29

CVE number:  CVE-2018-3620

1. Summary

Operating System-Specific Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS
vulnerability in VMware Virtual Appliances.

 

The mitigations in this advisory are categorized as Operating System Specific
Mitigations described by VMware Knowledge Base article 55636.

2. Relevant Products

  o vCloud Usage Meter (UM)
  o Identity Manager (vIDM)
  o vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA)
  o vSphere Data Protection (VDP)
  o vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC)
  o vRealize Automation (vRA) 

3. Problem Description

VMware Virtual Appliance Mitigations address L1 Terminal Fault - OS
vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to local
information disclosure of sensitive information. Unaffected products lines are
documented in KB55807.


The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the identifier CVE-2018-3620 to this issue.

 

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

+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|  VMware   |  Product  |Running |Severity|  Replace_with/   |  Mitigation/   |
|  Product  |  Version  |   On   |        |   Apply_Patch    |   Workaround   |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|UM         |3.x        |VA      |Moderate|Patch Pending     |KB52467         |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|vIDM       |3.x, 2.x   |VA      |Moderate|Patch Pending     |KB52284         |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|vCSA       |6.7        |VA      |Moderate|6.7u1             |KB52312         |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|vCSA       |6.5        |VA      |Moderate|6.5u2d            |KB52312         |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|vCSA       |6.0        |VA      |Moderate|Patch Pending     |KB52312         |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|vCSA       |5.5        |VA      |N/A     |Unaffected        |N/A             |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|VDP        |6.x        |VA      |Moderate|Patch Pending     |None            |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|VIC        |1.x        |VA      |Moderate|1.4.3             |None            |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|vRA        |7.x        |VA      |Moderate|7.5.0             |KB52377         |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+
|vRA        |6.x        |VA      |Moderate|7.5.0             |KB52497         |
+-----------+-----------+--------+--------+------------------+----------------+

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

vCenter Server Appliance 6.7u1
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details-downloadGroup=VC67U1&productId=742&
rPId=28531

vCenter Server Appliance 6.5u2d
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details-productId=614&rPId=28806&
downloadGroup=VC65U2D 

vSphere Integrated Containers 1.4.3
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details-productId=749&rPId=27736&downloadGroup
=VIC143

vRealize Automation 7.5.0
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details-downloadGroup=VRA-750&productId=797&
rPId=26779


5. References

 

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi-name=CVE-2018-3620

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/55807

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/55636

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/52467

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/52284

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/52312

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/52377

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/52497

 

6. Change log

 

2018-08-14: VMSA-2018-0021
Initial security advisory.

 

2018-11-29: VMSA-2018-0021.1
Updated advisory to include fixed versions of vCenter Server Appliance, vSphere
Integrated Containers, and vRealize Automation in conjunction with the release
of vCenter Server Appliance 6.5u2d on 2018-11-29.


7. Contact

 

E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:

https://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

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