Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
TitleVMware vCenter Server updates address an important reflective cross-site scripting issue
Informations
NameVMSA-2016-0009First vendor Publication2016-06-14
VendorVMwareLast vendor Modification2016-06-14
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

a. Important vCenter Server reflected cross-site scripting issue

The vSphere Web Client contains a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability due to a lack of input sanitization. An attacker can exploit this issue by tricking a victim into clicking a malicious link.

VMware would like to thank Matt Schmidt for reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2015-6931 to this issue.

Original Source

Url : http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0009.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-79Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application3

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2016-06-15Name : VMSA-2016-0009: VMware vCenter Server updates address an important reflective...
File : nvt/gb_vcenter_VMSA-2016-0009.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-06-20Name : A virtualization management application installed on the remote host is affec...
File : vmware_vcenter_vmsa-2016-0009.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-01-28Name : The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0009.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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DateInformations
2016-07-07 21:27:02
  • Multiple Updates
2016-07-03 09:29:56
  • Multiple Updates
2016-06-29 21:20:00
  • Multiple Updates
2016-06-21 13:28:24
  • Multiple Updates
2016-06-15 09:24:15
  • First insertion