vSphere Data Protection

VMware releases critical security updates for vSphere Data Protection (VDP) that address a number of security vulnerabilities. The Vulnerability can be tracked as CVE-2018-11066, CVE-2018-11067, CVE-2018-11076, CVE-2018-11077.

vSphere Data Protection

vSphere Data Protection is a backup and recovery tool designed for vSphere environments powered by EMC.

Remote code execution vulnerability

A remote code execution in VDP allows a remote unauthenticated remote attacker to run arbitrary codes on the server. This vulnerability can be tracked as CVE-2018-11066.

It affects VDP 6.1.x & 6.0.x, patched versions 6.1.10 &6.0.9, reads security advisory.

Open redirection vulnerability

VDP vulnerable for open redirection, an attacker could exploit the vulnerability to redirect application users to arbitrary web URLs by tricking the victim users to click on maliciously crafted links.

This vulnerability can be utilized by attackers to conduct a phishing attack. This vulnerability can be tracked as CVE-2018-11067.

It affects VDP 6.1.x & 6.0.x, patched versions 6.1.10 &6.0.9.

Command injection vulnerability

The vulnerability exists in getlogs, the troubleshooting utility in VDP, a malicious admin user can exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands as root user.

This vulnerability can be tracked as CVE-2018-11076. It affects VDP 6.1.x & 6.0.x, patched versions 6.1.10 &6.0.9.

Information exposure vulnerability

Information exposure vulnerability with VDP Java management console’s may reveal the SSL/TLS private key, this can be utilized by an attacker to launch a MITM attack on management console users.

This vulnerability can be tracked as CVE-2018-11077. It affects VDP 6.1.x & 6.0.x, patched versions 6.1.10 &6.0.9.

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