Vulnerability CVE-2019-5531


Published: 2019-09-18

Description:
VMware vSphere ESXi (6.7 prior to ESXi670-201810101-SG, 6.5 prior to ESXi650-201811102-SG, and 6.0 prior to ESXi600-201807103-SG) and VMware vCenter Server (6.7 prior to 6.7 U1b, 6.5 prior to 6.5 U2b, and 6.0 prior to 6.0 U3j) contain an information disclosure vulnerability in clients arising from insufficient session expiration. An attacker with physical access or an ability to mimic a websocket connection to a user?s browser may be able to obtain control of a VM Console after the user has logged out or their session has timed out.

Type:

CWE-613

(Insufficient Session Expiration)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.8/10
4.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
None
Affected software
Vmware -> Vcenter server 
Vmware -> Vsphere esxi 

 References:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0013.html

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