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CVE-2016-7460 Detail

Current Description

The Single Sign-On feature in VMware vCenter Server 5.5 before U3e and 6.0 before U2a and vRealize Automation 6.x before 6.2.5 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files or cause a denial of service via an XML document containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94485 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037327
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037329
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0022.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE') (CWE-611)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.0.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.0.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vrealize_automation:6.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7460
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2017