[Security-announce] NEW VMSA-2016-0021 VMware product updates address partial information disclosure vulnerability

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                           VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2016-0021
Severity:    Moderate
Synopsis:    VMware product updates address partial information disclosure
             vulnerability
Issue date:  2016-11-22
Updated on:  2016-11-22 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  CVE-2016-5334

1. Summary

   VMware product updates address partial information disclosure
   vulnerability

2. Relevant Products

   VMware Identity Manager
   vRealize Automation

3. Problem Description

   Partial information disclosure vulnerability in VMware Identity Manager

   VMware Identity Manager contains a vulnerability that may allow for a
   partial information disclosure. Successful exploitation of the
   vulnerability may allow read access to files contained in the
   /SAAS/WEB-INF and /SAAS/META-INF directories remotely.

   VMware would like to thank Max Chang of Trend Micro for reporting this
   issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifier CVE-2016-5334 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
   =============== ========= ======= ======== ============= ==========
   VMware Identity 2.x       VA      Moderate 2.7.1          None
   Manager

   vRealize        7.x       VA      Moderate 7.2.0*         None
   Automation
   vRealize        6.x       VA      N/A      not affected   N/A
   Automation

   *vRealize Automation 7.x ships with an RPM-based version of VMware
   Identity Manager

4. Solution

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

   VMware Identity Manager
   Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmwar
e_identity_manager/2_7

   vRealize Automation
   Downloads and Documentation:

https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_man
agement/vmware_vrealize_automation/7_2

5. References

   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-5334

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6. Change log

   2016-11-22 VMSA-2016-0021 Initial security advisory in conjunction with
   the release of vRealize Automation 7.2.0 on 2016-11-22.
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