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VMware Security Advisory 2018-0028

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0028
Posted Nov 15, 2018
Authored by VMware | Site vmware.com

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0028 - VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address an authorization bypass vulnerability.

tags | advisory, bypass
advisories | CVE-2018-6980
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VMware Security Advisory 2018-0028

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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0028
Severity: Moderate
Synopsis: VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address an
authorization bypass vulnerability
Issue date: 2018-11-13
Updated on: 2018-11-13 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number: CVE-2018-6980

1. Summary

VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address an authorization bypass
vulnerability

2. Relevant Products

VMware vRealize Log Insight (vRLI)

3. Problem Description

vRealize Log Insight improper authorization vulnerability

VMware vRealize Log Insight contains a vulnerability due to improper
authorization in the user registration method. Successful
exploitation of this issue may allow Admin users with view only
permission to perform certain administrative functions which they
are not allowed to perform.

VMware would like to thank Piotr Madej of ING Tech Poland for
reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6980 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/ Mitigations/
Product Version on Severity Apply patch Workarounds
======== ======== ========= ========= ============ ============
vRLI 4.7.x Virtual Moderate 4.7.1 None
Appliance
vRLI 4.6.x Virtual Moderate 4.6.2 None
Appliance

4. Solution

Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version
and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.7.1
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations
_management/vmware_vrealize_log_insight/4_7
VMware vRealize Log Insight 4.6.2
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations
_management/vmware_vrealize_log_insight/4_6


5. References

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6980

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6. Change log

VMSA-2018-0028 2018-11-13 Initial security advisory in conjunction
with the release of vRLI 4.7.1 and 4.6.2 on 2018-11-13.

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7. Contact

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

This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:
security-announce@lists.vmware.com
bugtraq@securityfocus.com
fulldisclosure@seclists.org

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

VMware Security Advisories
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories

Consolidated list of VMware Security Advisories
https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2078735

VMware Security Response Policy
https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html
VMware Lifecycle Support Phases
https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/lifecycle.html

VMware Security & Compliance Blog
https://blogs.vmware.com/security

Twitter
https://twitter.com/VMwareSRC

Copyright 2018 VMware Inc. All rights reserved.


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