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Secunia Security Advisory 46859

Secunia Security Advisory 46859
Posted Dec 21, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Two vulnerabilities have been reported in VMware vCenter Server Appliance, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclose certain sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46859

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TITLE:
VMware vCenter Server Appliance Two Information Disclosure
Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46859

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46859/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46859

RELEASE DATE:
2012-12-21

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46859/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46859/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46859

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in VMware vCenter Server
Appliance, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclose
certain sensitive information.

1) Certain unspecified input is not properly verified before being
used to access files. This can be exploited to disclose the contents
of arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences.

This vulnerability is reported in versions 5.1 and 5.0.

2) Certain unspecified input passed via XML files is not properly
verified before being used to download files. This can be exploited
to download arbitrary files.

This vulnerability is reported in version 5.0.

SOLUTION:
Apply patches.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Alexander Minozhenko, ERPScan.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2012-0018.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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