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CVE-2017-12191 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the CloudForms account configuration when using VMware. By default, a shared account is used that has privileged access to VMRC (VMWare Remote Console) functions that may not be appropriate for users of CloudForms (and thus this account). An attacker could use this vulnerability to view and make changes to settings in the VMRC and virtual machines controlled by it that they should not have access to.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0374 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1500517 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-613 Insufficient Session Expiration NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:cloudforms:4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12191
NVD Published Date:
02/28/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019