[Security-announce] New VMSA-2018-0006 - vRealize Automation, vSphere Integrated Containers, and AirWatch Console updates address multiple security vulnerabilities

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                        VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0006
Severity:    Critical
Synopsis:    vRealize Automation, vSphere Integrated Containers, and
             AirWatch Console updates address multiple security
             vulnerabilities
Issue date:  2018-01-26
Updated on:  2018-01-26 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  CVE-2017-4947, CVE-2017-4951

1. Summary

   vRealize Automation, vSphere Integrated Containers, and AirWatch
   Console updates address multiple security vulnerabilities

2. Relevant Products

   vRealize Automation (vRA)
   vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC)
   VMware AirWatch Console (AWC)

3. Problem Description

   a) vRealize Automation and vSphere Integrated Containers
   deserialization vulnerability via Xenon

   vRealize Automation and vSphere Integrated Containers contain a
   deserialization vulnerability via Xenon. Successful exploitation of
   this issue may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
   the appliance.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4947 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
   ==========  =======  =======  ========  ================ ==========
    vRA          7.3     Linux   Critical  KB52326, KB52316   None
    vRA          7.2     Linux   Critical      KB52320        None
    vRA          7.1.x   Linux     N/A       not affected     None
    vRA          7.0.x   Linux     N/A       not affected     None
    vRA          6.x     Linux     N/A       not affected     None
    VIC          1.x     Linux   Critical       1.3.0         None

    b) VMware AirWatch Console Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

    VMware AirWatch Console contains a Cross Site Request Forgery
    vulnerability when accessing the App Catalog. An attacker may
    exploit this issue by tricking users into installing a malicious
    application on their devices.

    VMware would like to thank Abhishek Vijay Nayak for reporting this
    issue to us.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
    assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4951 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
    ==========  =======  =======  ========= ============== ==========
     AWC         9.2.x     Any    Important     9.2.2         None
     AWC         9.1.x     Any    Important     9.1.5         None


4. Solution

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

   VMware vRealize Automation 7.3
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations
   _management/vmware_vrealize_automation/7_3
   https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Automation/index.html

   VMware vRealize Automation 7.2
   Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations
   _management/vmware_vrealize_automation/7_2
   https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Automation/index.html

   VMware vSphere Integrated Containers 1.3
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/datacenter_cloud_
   infrastructure/vmware_vsphere_integrated_containers/1_3
   https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vsphere-integrated-containers
   -pubs.html

   VMware AirWatch Console 9.2.2
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115015625647

   VMware AirWatch Console 9.1.5
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://my.air-watch.com/products/AirWatch-Console/Windows/v9.1.0.0

5. References

   http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4947
   http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4951
   https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52326
   https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52316
   https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52320


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6. Change log

   2018-01-26: VMSA-2018-0006
   Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vRA
   7.3 and 7.2 patches on 2018-01-26.

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