Executive Summary

TitleVMware vRealize Log Insight updates address an authorization bypass vulnerability
NameVMSA-2018-0028First vendor Publication2018-11-13
VendorVMwareLast vendor Modification2018-11-13
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score8AuthenticationRequires single instance
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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.

Original Source

Url : http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0028.html

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Alert History

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2019-02-01 21:20:55
  • Multiple Updates
2018-11-14 13:18:56
  • First insertion