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VMware vCenter Server AMF3 Message Deserialization Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038273
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-5641   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 15 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0, 6.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in VMware vCenter Server. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted AMF3 messages to trigger an object deserialization error in the BlazeDS component and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Markus Wulftange of Code White GmbH reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.0U3b, 6.5c).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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