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VMware VirtualCenter Client SSL Verification Security Issue

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Release Date:  2006-11-22    Views:  11,512

Secunia Advisory SA23053

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Spoofing

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in VMware VirtualCenter, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

The security issue is caused due to the x.509 certificate presented by a server at the beginning of an SSL session is not verified. This can be exploited to spoof valid servers via a man-in-the-middle attack.

The security issue is reported in the following versions:
* VMware VirtualCenter client 2.x before 2.0.1 Patch 1 (Build 33643)
* VMware VirtualCenter client 1.4.x before 1.4.1 Patch 1 (Build 33425)


Solution:
Update to the latest version.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vc-201-200611-patch.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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