Vulnerability CVE-2010-2928


Published: 2011-02-15   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The vCenter Tomcat Management Application in VMware vCenter Server 4.1 before Update 1 stores log-on credentials in a configuration file, which allows local users to gain privileges by reading this file.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
VMware Security ...
16.02.2011

Type:

CWE-255

(Credentials Management)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Vmware -> Vcenter server 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8079
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_vc41_u1_rel_notes.html

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