Executive Summary

Summary
Title- vRealize Operations (vROps) updates address privilege escalation vulnerability
Informations
NameVMSA-2016-0016First vendor Publication2016-10-11
VendorVMwareLast vendor Modification2016-11-15
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Cvss Base Score8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score8.5Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score8AuthenticationRequires single instance
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Detail

vROps privilege escalation issue

vROps contains a privilege escalation vulnerability. Exploitation of this issue may allow a vROps user who has been assigned a low-privileged role to gain full access over the application. In addition it may be possible to stop and delete Virtual Machines managed by vCenter.

VMware would like to thank Edgar Carvalho for reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2016-7457 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.

Original Source

Url : http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0016.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application5

Alert History

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DateInformations
2016-12-29 21:25:16
  • Multiple Updates
2016-12-29 13:22:01
  • Multiple Updates
2016-11-16 09:23:23
  • Multiple Updates
2016-10-12 00:23:53
  • First insertion