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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   VMware vCloud Vendors:   VMware
VMware vCloud Director VMware Client Integration Plugin Session Handling Flaw Lets Remote Users Hijack the Target User's Session
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035571
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035571
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2076   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2016
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Director 5.5.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in VMware vCloud Director. A remote user can hijack the target user's session.

The VMware Client Integration Plugin does not properly process sessions. A remote user that can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack or cause the target user to connect to a specially crafted server can hijack a target user's session.

Impact:   A remote user can hijack the target user's session.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (vCloud Director 5.5.6).

Also, the the Client Integration Plugin must be updated on all systems using the vSphere Web Client.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0004.html

Vendor URL:  www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0004.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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