VMSA-2016-0021 VMware product updates address partial information disclosure vulnerability


1. Summary

VMware product updates address partial information disclosure vulnerability

2. Relevant Products
  • VMware Identity Manager
  • vRealize Automation
3. Problem Description

Partial information disclosure vulnerability in VMware Identity Manager

VMware Identity Manager contains a vulnerability that may allow for a partial information disclosure. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow read access to files contained in the /SAAS/WEB-INF and /SAAS/META-INF directories remotely.

VMware would like to thank Max Chang of Trend Micro for reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2016-5334 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.

*vRealize Automation 7.x ships with an RPM-based version of VMware Identity Manager

4. Solution

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

VMware Identity Manager
Downloads and Documentation:   https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_identity_manager/2_7

vRealize Automation
Downloads and Documentation:   https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_automation/7_2

6. Change log

Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vRealize Automation 7.2.0 on 2016-11-22.

Created on November 22, 2016 by Rick Scherer

Posted under Alert.

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