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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.

Source:  MITRE
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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 NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:a:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:b:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:c:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:d:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:e:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:f:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u1b:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u1c:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u1d:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u1e:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u1g:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u2b:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u2c:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u2d:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u2g:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:u3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:a:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:b:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:d:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:u1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:u1b:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:u2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:u2a:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:u2c:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:u3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:
11/05/2019