ESB-2018.3626 - [Virtual] vSphere Data Protection: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-11-21

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                               ESB-2018.3626
  vSphere Data Protection (VDP) updates address multiple security issues
                             21 November 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           vSphere Data Protection
Publisher:         VMWare
Operating System:  VMware ESX Server
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Root Compromise                 -- Existing Account            
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Privileged Data          -- Console/Physical            
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11077 CVE-2018-11076 CVE-2018-11067
                   CVE-2018-11066  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0029.html

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vSphere Data Protection (VDP) updates address multiple security issues.

VMware Security Advisory

VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:  VMSA-2018-0029
VMware Security Advisory Severity:     Critical
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:     vSphere Data Protection (VDP) updates 
                                       address multiple security issues.
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:   2018-11-20
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:   2018-11-20 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:  CVE-2018-11066, CVE-2018-11067, 
                                       CVE-2018-11076, CVE-2018-11077

 

1. Summary

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) updates address multiple security issues.

2. Relevant Products

  o vSphere Data Protection (VDP). VDP is based on Dell EMC Avamar Virtual
    Edition.

3. Problem Description

a. Remote code execution vulnerability.


VDP contains a remote code execution vulnerability. A remote unauthenticated
attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
commands on the server.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the identifier CVE-2018-11066 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

Mitigation/ Workaround

VMware Product VDP
Product Version 6.1.x
Running on VA
Severity Critical
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.1.10
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product VDP
Product Version 6.0.x
Running on VA
Severity Critical
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.0.9
Mitigation/ Workaround None

 

b. Open redirection vulnerability.


VDP contains an open redirection vulnerability. A remote unauthenticated
attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to redirect application
users to arbitrary web URLs by tricking the victim users to click on
maliciously crafted links. The vulnerability could be used to conduct phishing
attacks that cause users to unknowingly visit malicious sites.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the identifier CVE-2018-11067 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

Mitigation/ Workaround

VMware Product VDP
Product Version 6.1.x
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.1.10
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product VDP
Product Version 6.0.x
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.0.9
Mitigation/ Workaround None

 

c. Command injection vulnerability.


The 'getlogs' troubleshooting utility in VDP contains an OS command injection
vulnerability. A malicious admin user may potentially be able to execute
arbitrary commands under root privilege.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the identifier CVE-2018-11076 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

Mitigation/ Workaround

VMware Product VDP
Product Version 6.1.x
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.1.9
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product VDP
Product Version 6.0.x
Running on VA
Severity Important
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.0.9
Mitigation/ Workaround None

 

d. Information exposure vulnerability.


VDP contains an information exposure vulnerability. VDP Java management
console's SSL/TLS private key may be leaked in the VDP Java management client
package. The private key could potentially be used by an unauthenticated
attacker on the same data-link layer to initiate a MITM attack on management
console users.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the identifier CVE-2018-11077 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

Mitigation/ Workaround

VMware Product VDP
Product Version 6.1.x
Running on VA
Severity Moderate
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.1.10
Mitigation/ Workaround None
VMware Product VDP
Product Version 6.0.x
Running on VA
Severity Moderate
Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.0.9
Mitigation/ Workaround None

 

 

4. Solution

 

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

 

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) 6.1.10

Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details-productId=491&downloadGroup=VDP6110

https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vdr_pubs.html

   

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) 6.0.9

Downloads and Documentation:  

https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details-productId=491&downloadGroup=VDP60_9

https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vdr_pubs.html      

 

5. References
 

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi-name=CVE-2018-11066

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi-name=CVE-2018-11067

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi-name=CVE-2018-11076
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi-name=CVE-2018-11077

 

6. Change log

 

2018-11-20 VMSA-2018-0029

Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware vSphere
Data Protection 6.1.10 on 2018-11-20.

 

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@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 2018 VMware Inc. All rights reserved.

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