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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   VMware Vendors:   VMware
(VMware Issues Fix for Workstation, Player, Fusion) OpenSSL SSL/TLS Weak Key Man-in-the-Middle Attack Lets Remote Users Decrypt and Modify Data
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030512
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030512
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0224   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 2 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Workstation 9.x, 10.x; Fusion 5.x, 6.x; and Player 5.x, 6.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSL. A remote user can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack to decrypt and modify data. VMware Workstation, Player, and Fusion are affected.

A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack between an affected client and an affected server can use a specially crafted handshake to cause the system to use a weak key.

Server versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta1 are affected.

All client versions are affected.

The vendor was notified on May 1, 2014.

KIKUCHI Masashi (Lepidum Co. Ltd.) reported this vulnerability via JPCERT/CC.

Impact:   A remote user can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack to decrypt and modify data.
Solution:   VMware has issued a fix (Workstation 10.0.3, Fusion 6.0.4, and Player 6.0.3).

A patch is pending for Workstation 9.x, Fusion 5.x, and Player 5.x.

The VMware advisory is available at:

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0006.html

Vendor URL:  www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140605.txt (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

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Jun 5 2014 OpenSSL SSL/TLS Weak Key Man-in-the-Middle Attack Lets Remote Users Decrypt and Modify Data



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