VirtualCenter addresses User Account Disclosure Vulnerability

2008-08-15 / 2008-08-16
Credit: VMware
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes

CVSS Base Score: 5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: None

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID: VMSA-2008-0012 Synopsis: Updated VirtualCenter addresses User Account Disclosure Vulnerability Issue date: 2008-08-12 Updated on: 2008-08-12 (initial release of advisory) CVE numbers: CVE-2008-3514 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Summary Updated VirtualCenter addresses User Account Disclosure Vulnerability 2. Relevant releases VirtualCenter 2.5 previous to Update 2 VirutalCenter 2.0.2 previous to Update 5 3. VirtualCenter User Account Disclosure Vulnerability An information disclosure vulnerability is present in VirtualCenter. Exploitation of this flaw might result in disclosure of the user names of system accounts. VMware would like to thank Brett Moore of Insomnia Security for reporting this issue to us. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned the name CVE-2008-3514 to this issue. VMware Product Running Replace with/ Product Version on Apply Patch ============= ======== ======= ================= VirtualCenter 2.5 Windows VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 2 VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Windows VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5 hosted * any any not applicable ESX(i) any ESX(i) not applicable ESX any ESX not applicable * hosted products are VMware Workstation, Player, ACE, Server, Fusion 4. Solution Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the md5sum of your downloaded file. VirtualCenter ------------- VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 2 build 104263 DVD iso image md5sum: 83de404fa073bc1fde9acd080f21e688 Zip file md5sum: 3297f1e47c6b018ac8190f11bd022d5b Release Notes VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5 build 104182 DVD iso image md5sum: 5fee5d2d97b482e0d0cb47da7d8e7c34 Zip file md5sum: cd468aab309745c12ee5516652aafbcb Release Notes 5. References CVE numbers - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 6. Change log 2008-08-12 VMSA-2008-0012 Initial release following release of VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 7. Contact E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements: This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists: * security-announce at * bugtraq at * full-disclosure at E-mail: security at PGP key at: VMware Security Center VMware security response policy General support life cycle policy VMware Infrastructure support life cycle policy Copyright 2008 VMware Inc. All rights reserved. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP Desktop 9.8.3 (Build 4028) Charset: utf-8 wj8DBQFIodHdS2KysvBH1xkRAq/dAJ4lBpKFSw2DlU43Sh6jV2f0pngzKACePNjq 1RqaLJvXgSJxV3kOsxgsIck= =djy1 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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