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VMware VirtualCenter Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-10-06    Views:  7,494

Secunia Advisory SA32179

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Partial Fix

CVE Reference(s):

Description


VMware has acknowledged a weakness and some vulnerabilities in VMware VirtualCenter, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information, and by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, disclose system information or potentially sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or compromise a vulnerable system.

1) The problem is that the Virtual Infrastructure Client displays the VirtualCenter Server password in cleartext when logging in, if the password contains certain unspecified special characters.

NOTE: The weakness affects only VirtualCenter 2.5.

2) Several vulnerabilities in Sun Java JDK / JRE can be exploited to bypass certain security restrictions, disclose system information or potentially sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA31010


Solution:
VirtualCenter 2.5:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) The vendor credits Mark Woollatt.

Original Advisory:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0016.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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