[Security-announce] NEW VMSA-2015-0006 - VMware vCenter Server updates address a LDAP certificate validation issue

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Wed Sep 16 10:23:52 PDT 2015

                   VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2015-0006
Synopsis:    VMware vCenter Server updates address a LDAP certificate
             validation issue

Issue date:  2015-09-16
Updated on:  2015-09-16
CVE number:  CVE-2015-6932

1. Summary

   VMware vCenter Server updates address a LDAP certificate validation

2. Relevant Releases

   VMware vCenter Server prior to version 6.0 update 1
   VMware vCenter Server prior to version 5.5 update 3

3. Problem Description

    VMware vCenter Server LDAP certificate validation vulnerability

    VMware vCenter Server does not validate the certificate when binding
    to an LDAP server using TLS. Exploitation of this vulnerability may
    allow an attacker that is able to intercept traffic between vCenter
    Server and the LDAP server to capture sensitive information.

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
    assigned the identifier CVE-2015-6932 to this issue.

    Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
    remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is

      VMware                        Product    Running   Replace with/
      Product                       Version    on        Apply Patch
      =============                 =======    =======   ===============
      VMware vCenter Server         6.0        Any       6.0 u1
      VMware vCenter Server         5.5        Any       5.5 u3
      VMware vCenter Server         5.1        Any       not affected
      VMware vCenter Server         5.0        Any       not affected

4. Solution

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

   vCenter Server
   Downloads and Documentation:

5. References



6. Change log

   2015-09-16 VMSA-2015-0006
   Initial security advisory.


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