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VMware Security Advisory 2018-0024

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0024
Posted Oct 4, 2018
Authored by VMware | Site vmware.com

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0024 - VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (A/W Console) updates resolve SAML authentication bypass vulnerability.

tags | advisory, bypass
advisories | CVE-2018-6979
SHA-256 | 70016a84f7fc8db00f6df3e3fc7ea2a353556b33ea46d1a8c03e856269049083

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0024

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Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0024
Severity: Critical
Synopsis: VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console
(A/W Console) update resolves SAML authentication bypass
vulnerability
Issue date: 2018-10-04
Updated on: 2018-10-04 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number: CVE-2018-6979

1. Summary

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (A/W Console)
updates resolve SAML authentication bypass vulnerability

2. Relevant Products

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (A/W Console)

3. Problem Description

The VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console (A/W
Console) contains a SAML authentication bypass vulnerability which can
be leveraged during device enrollment. This vulnerability may allow for
a malicious actor to impersonate an authorized SAML session if
certificate-based authentication is enabled. This vulnerability is also
relevant if certificate-based authentication is not enabled, but the
outcome of exploitation is limited to an information disclosure
(Important Severity) in those cases.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6979 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 Console 9.7.x Any Critical 9.7.0.8 360010178013
A/W Console 9.6.x Any Critical 9.6.0.8 360010178013
A/W Console 9.5.x Any Critical 9.5.0.17 360010178013
A/W Console 9.4.x Any Critical 9.4.0.23 360010178013
A/W Console 9.3.x Any Critical 9.3.0.25 360010178013
A/W Console 9.2.x Any Critical 9.2.3.28 360010178013
A/W Console 9.1.x Any Critical 9.1.5.6 360010178013

4. Solution

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.7.x
Downloads and Documentation:
https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/rnvtjd8jltpdhpt663n2/en

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.6.x
Downloads and Documentation:
https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/5nzwmkccx2dfbfyw9977/en

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.5.x
Downloads and Documentation:
https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/3rhqhqd98nymx33f4shd/en

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.4.x
Downloads and Documentation:
https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/q9fsfgs6d23mvtkpm22j/en

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.3.x
Downloads and Documentation:
https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/7t25rz3pd8sgzq3vqztx/en

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.2.x
Downloads and Documentation:
https://resources.workspaceone.com/view/kb7yzw7hbgyrygjvhmlh/en

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management Console 9.1.x
Downloads and Documentation:
https://resources.workspaceone.com/save/nnqxxqyqt8vmn54mnd8v/en

5. References

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6979
https://support.workspaceone.com/articles/360010178013

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6. Change log

2018-10-04 - VMSA-2018-0024: Initial security advisory.

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7. Contact

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This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

security-announce@lists.vmware.com
bugtraq@securityfocus.com
fulldisclosure@seclists.org

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

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Copyright 2018 VMware Inc. All rights reserved.
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