[Security-announce] NEW: VMSA-2017-0001 - AirWatch updates address bypass of root detection and local data encryption

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                        VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2017-0001
Severity:    Important
Synopsis:    AirWatch updates address bypass of root detection and local
             data encryption
Issue date:  2017-01-30
Updated on:  2017-01-30 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  CVE-2017-4895, CVE-2017-4896

1. Summary

   AirWatch updates address bypass of root detection and local data
   encryption

2. Relevant Products

   Airwatch Agent
   Airwatch Console
   AirWatch Inbox

3. Problem Description

   a. Root detection bypass

   Airwatch Agent for Android contains a vulnerability that may allow
   a device to bypass root detection during enrollment. Successful
   exploitation of this issue may result in an enrolled device having
   unrestricted access over local Airwatch security controls and data.

   VMware would like to thank Finn Steglich from SySS GmbH for reporting
   this issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4895 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.

   VMware      Product    Running             Replace with/  Mitigation/
   Product     Version    on       Severity   Apply Patch    Workaround
   ==========  =========  =======  =========  =============  ==========
   Airwatch    x.x        Android  Important  7.0            None
   Agent

   b. Local data encryption bypass

   Airwatch Inbox for Android contains a vulnerability that may allow
   a rooted device to decrypt the local data used by the application.
   Successful exploitation of this issue may result in an unauthorized
   disclosure of confidential data.

   VMware would like to thank Finn Steglich from SySS GmbH for reporting
   this issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4896 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.

   VMware      Product    Running             Replace with/  Mitigation/
   Product     Version    on       Severity   Apply Patch    Workaround
   ==========  =========  =======  =========  =============  ==============
   Airwatch    x.x        Android  Important  9.0 FP1*       KB115002293928
   Console
   Airwatch    x.x        Android  Important  2.12*          KB115002293928
   Inbox

   *To remediate this vulnerability, Pin-Based Encryption (PBE) must be
    enabled. This feature was introduced in the versions of the Airwatch
    Console and Inbox listed in the table above. PBE is also available in
    many other Airwatch applications. For more information on PBE please
    see: https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115002156907

4. Solution

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

   Airwatch Agent for Android
   Downloads and Documentation:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.airwatch.androidagent&hl=
en

   Airwatch Inbox for Android
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.airwatch.email&hl=en

5. References

   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4895
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4896
   https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115002293928
   https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115002156907

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6. Change log

   2017-01-30: VMSA-2017-0001
   Initial security advisory.

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