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CVE-2008-3514 Detail

Current Description

VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 before Update 2 and 2.0.2 before Update 5 relies on client-side "enabled/disabled functionality" for access control, which allows remote attackers to determine valid user names by enabling functionality in the GUI and then making an "attempt to assign permissions to other system users."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/13/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Evaluator Solution

Patch information with appropriate login and password: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0012.html 4. Solution Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the md5sum of your downloaded file. VirtualCenter ------------- VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 2 build 104263 www.vmware.com/download/download.do DVD iso image md5sum: 83de404fa073bc1fde9acd080f21e688 Zip file md5sum: 3297f1e47c6b018ac8190f11bd022d5b Release Notes www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/vi3_esx35u2_vc25u2_rel_notes.html VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.2 Update 5 build 104182 www.vmware.com/downloads/download.do DVD iso image md5sum: 5fee5d2d97b482e0d0cb47da7d8e7c34 Zip file md5sum: cd468aab309745c12ee5516652aafbcb Release Notes www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_vc202u5.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4150
http://www.insomniasec.com/advisories/ISVA-080812.1.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495386/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30664
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020693
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0012.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/releasenotes_vc202u5.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2363 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44425

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3514
NVD Published Date:
08/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018