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VMware Security Advisory 2018-0023

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0023
Posted Sep 5, 2018
Authored by VMware | Site vmware.com

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0023 - AirWatch Agent and VMware Content Locker updates resolve data protection vulnerabilities.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
advisories | CVE-2018-6975, CVE-2018-6976
MD5 | d9129080eb942fb3be69ed15e131da6b

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0023

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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0023
Severity: Low
Synopsis: AirWatch Agent and VMware Content Locker updates resolve
data protection vulnerabilities.
Issue date: 2018-09-05
Updated on: 2018-09-05 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number: CVE-2018-6975
CVE-2018-6976

1. Summary

AirWatch Agent and VMware Content Locker updates resolve data
protection vulnerabilities.

2. Relevant Products

AirWatch Agent for iOS (A/W Agent)
VMware Content Locker for iOS (A/W Locker)

3. Problem Description

a. The AirWatch Agent for iOS devices contains a data
protection vulnerability

The AirWatch Agent for iOS devices contains a data protection
vulnerability whereby the files and keychain entries in the Agent are
not encrypted.

VMware would like to thank Stephan Sekula of Compass Security for
reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6975 to this issue.

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to
remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is
available.

VMware Product Running Replace with/ Mitigation/
Product Version on Severity Apply Patch Workaround
=========== ========= ======= ========= ================= ==========
A/W Agent x.x iOS Low 5.8.1 None

b. The VMware Content Locker for iOS devices contains a data
protection vulnerability

The VMware Content Locker for iOS devices contains a data protection
vulnerability in the SQLite database. This vulnerability relates to
unencrypted filenames and associated metadata in SQLite database for
the Content Locker.

VMware would like to thank Stephan Sekula of Compass Security for
reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6976 to this issue.

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to
remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is
available.

VMware Product Running Replace with/ Mitigation/
Product Version on Severity Apply Patch Workaround
=========== ========= ======= ========= ================= ==========
A/W Locker x.x iOS Low 4.14 None

4. Solution

AirWatch Agent for iOS 5.8.1
Downloads and Documentation:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/airwatch-agent/id338761996?mt=8

VMware Content Locker for iOS 4.14
Downloads and Documentation:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vmware-content-locker/id525890839?mt=8

5. References

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6975
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6976

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6. Change log

2018-09-05: Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release
of VMware Content Locker for iOS 4.14 on 2018-09-05

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7. Contact

E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:
http://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

security-announce@lists.vmware.com<mailto:security-announce@lists.vmware.com>
bugtraq@securityfocus.com<mailto:bugtraq@securityfocus.com>
fulldisclosure@seclists.org<mailto:fulldisclosure@seclists.org>

E-mail: security at vmware.com
PGP key at: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055

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https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html

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Copyright 2018 VMware Inc. All rights reserved.

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