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CVE-2016-7462 Detail

Current Description

The Suite REST API in VMware vRealize Operations (aka vROps) 6.x before 6.4.0 allows remote authenticated users to write arbitrary content to files or rename files via a crafted DiskFileItem in a relay-request payload that is mishandled during deserialization.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/29/2016
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.7
Exploitability Score: 3.1


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94351
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037297
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0020.html Vendor Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2016-34 Technical Description Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)
  • Exposed Dangerous Method or Function (CWE-749)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7462
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2017