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CVE-2018-6978 Detail

Description

vRealize Operations (7.x before 7.0.0.11287810, 6.7.x before 6.7.0.11286837 and 6.6.x before 6.6.1.11286876) contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper permissions of support scripts. Admin user of the vROps application with shell access may exploit this issue to elevate the privileges to root on a vROps machine. Note: the admin user (non-sudoer) should not be confused with root of the vROps machine.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/18/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106242
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0031.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6978
NVD Published Date:
12/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/19/2018