CVE-2019-5537 Detail

Current Description

Sensitive information disclosure vulnerability resulting from a lack of certificate validation during the File-Based Backup and Restore operations of VMware vCenter Server Appliance (6.7 before 6.7u3a and 6.5 before 6.5u3d) may allow a malicious actor to intercept sensitive data in transit over FTPS and HTTPS. A malicious actor with man-in-the-middle positioning between vCenter Server Appliance and a backup target may be able to intercept sensitive data in transit during File-Based Backup and Restore operations.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0018.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-295 Improper Certificate Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5537
NVD Published Date:
10/28/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2021
Source:
VMware