UPDATED VMSA-2015-0009.3 VMware product updates address a critical deserialization vulnerability

VMware Security Advisory
Advisory ID: VMSA-2015-0009.3
Synopsis: VMware product updates address a critical deserialization vulnerability
Issue date: 2015-12-18
Updated on: 2016-06-14
CVE numbers: CVE-2015-6934
1. Summary
VMware product updates address a critical deserialization vulnerability
2. Relevant Releases
vRealize Orchestrator 6.x
vCenter Orchestrator 4.2.x, 5.x
vRealize Operations 6.x
vRealize Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.x
3. Problem Description
Deserialization vulnerability

A deserialization vulnerability involving Apache Commons-collections and a specially constructed chain of classes exists. Successful exploitation could result in remote code execution, with the permissions of the application using the Commons-collections library.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2015-6934 to this issue.

Column 4 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/
Product Version on Apply Patch**
vRealize Orchestrator 7.0 Any Not Affected
vRealize Orchestrator 6.x Any KB2141244
vCenter Orchestrator 4.2.x, 5.x Any KB2141244
vRealize Operations 6.x Windows 6.2 *
vRealize Operations 6.x Linux Not Affected
vCenter Operations 5.x Any Not Affected
vCenter Application Discovery Manager (vADM) 7.x Any No patch planned
vRealize Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.x Linux 5.8.5

* Exploitation of the issue on vRealize Operations and vCenter Application Discovery Manager is limited to local privilege escalation.

4. Solution

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

vRealize Orchestrator 6.x and vCenter Orchestrator 5.x
Downloads and Documentation:
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2141244

vRealize Operations 6.x
Release Notes
http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vrops/62/vrops-62-release-notes.html

vRealize Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.5
Release Notes
http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vin/585/releasenotes-vin585.html

6. Change log

2015-12-18 VMSA-2015-0009 Initial security advisory in conjunction
with the release of vRealize Orchestrator 6.x and vCenter Orchestrator 5.x
patches on 2015-12-18.

2016-01-29 VMSA-2015-0009.1
Updated security advisory in conjunction with the release of vRealize
Operations 6.2 on 2016-01-28. Added a note below the table in section 3.a
that exploitation of this issue in vCenter Application Discovery
Manager is limited to local privilege escalation.

2016-03-15 VMSA-2015-0009.2
Updated security advisory to reflect the release of vRealize
Infrastructure Navigator 5.8.5, which addresses CVE-2015-6934.

2016-06-14 VMSA-2015-0009.3
Updated security advisory to reflect that vCenter Operations 5.x is
not affected (earlier versions of this advisory said “Patch Pending”).
Added that no patch is planned for vCenter Application Discovery
Manager.


Created on June 14, 2016 by Rick Scherer

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