[Security-announce] New VMSA-2018-0010 - Horizon DaaS update addresses a broken authentication issue

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                           VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0010
Severity:    Moderate
Synopsis:    Horizon DaaS update addresses a broken authentication
             issue
Issue date:  2018-04-19
Updated on:  2018-04-19 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  CVE-2018-6960

1. Summary

   Horizon DaaS update addresses a broken authentication issue

2. Relevant Products

   VMware Horizon DaaS

3. Problem Description

   Broken authentication issue in Horizon DaaS

   Horizon DaaS contains a broken authentication vulnerability that may
   allow an attacker to bypass two-factor authentication.

   Note: In order to exploit this issue, an attacker must have a
   legitimate account on Horizon DaaS.

   VMware would like to thank Peter Ivezaj, President - Digital Upkeep
   for reporting this issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6960 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/  Mitigations/

   Product       Version  on      Severity  Apply patch    Workarounds
   ============  =======  ======  ========  =============  ==========
   Horizon DaaS   7.x      All    Moderate    8.0.0          None




4. Solution

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

   VMware Horizon DaaS
   Downloads:
   https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/info?slug=desktop_end_user_
   computing/vmware_horizon_daas/8_0
   Documentation:
   https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Horizon-DaaS/index.html



5. References

   https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6960

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6. Change log

   2018-04-19 VMSA-2018-0010 Initial security advisory in conjunction with
   the release of VMware Horizon DaaS 8.0.0 on 2018-04-19.

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