[Security-announce] NEW VMSA-2016-0015 - VMware Horizon View updates address directory traversal vulnerability

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                        VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2016-0015
Severity:    Important
Synopsis:    VMware Horizon View updates address directory traversal
             vulnerability
Issue date:  2016-10-06
Updated on:  2016-10-06 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  CVE-2016-7087

1. Summary

   VMware Horizon View updates address directory traversal vulnerability.

2. Relevant Products

   VMware Horizon View

3. Problem Description

   VMware Horizon View updates address directory traversal vulnerability

   VMware Horizon View contains a vulnerability that may allow for a directory
   traversal on the Horizon View Connection Server. Exploitation of this issue
   may lead to a partial information disclosure.

   VMware would like to thank Mike Arnold (Bruk0ut) working with Trend Micro's
   Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2016-7087 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/
   Product              Version  on       Severity   Apply Patch    Workaround
   ===================  =======  =======  =========  =============  ==========
   VMware Horizon View  7.x      Windows  Important  7.0.1          None
   VMware Horizon View  6.x      Windows  Important  6.2.3          None
   VMware Horizon View  5.x      Windows  Important  5.3.7          None

4. Solution

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

   VMware Horizon View 7.0.1
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon/7_0

   VMware Horizon View 6.2.3
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon/6_2

   VMware Horizon View 5.3.7
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon_with_view/5_3

5. References

   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-7087

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6. Change log

   2016-10-06 VMSA-2016-0015 Initial security advisory in conjunction with the
   release of VMware Horizon View 5.3.7 on 2016-10-06.

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