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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   VMware vRealize Vendors:   VMware
VMware vRealize Log Insight Lets Remote Users Traverse the Directory to View Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036619
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036619
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-5330, CVE-2016-5332   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 12 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.x, 3.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in VMware vRealize Log Insight. A remote user can view files on the target system.

The software does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can supply a specially crafted request to view certain files on target system.

Peter Nelson, Security Engineer at WakeMed Health and Hospitals, reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can view files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.6.0).

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0011.html

Vendor URL:  www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0011.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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