Things seem to have been a little quite on the Sec advisory front lately, well to be fair that is a good thing, however I received this one this morning and as is traditional, here it is in full.
Advisory ID: Synopsis: VMware View 3.1.3 addresses an important
cross-site scripting vulnerability
Issue date: 2010-05-05
Updated on: 2010-05-05 (initial release of advisory)
CVE numbers: CVE-2010-1143
VMware View 3.1.3 addresses an important cross-site scripting vulnerability
2. Relevant releases
VMware View before version 3.1.3
Extended support for VMware View (formerly Virtual Desktop Manager(VDM)) 3.x ends on 2011-05-11. Users should plan to upgrade to VMware View 4.0 or the newest release of VMware View.
3. Problem Description
VMware View 3.1.3 addresses an cross-site scripting vulnerability in VMware View. In order for an attacker to exploit the vulnerability, the attacker would need to lure the user to click on the attacker’s URL. VMware would like to thank Alexey Sintsov from Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] for reporting this issue to us. The issue is identifed as DSECRG-09-058 by Digital Security Research Group. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-1143 to this issue.
The VMware has rated this issue as important according the the VMware security response policy.
Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.
|VMware Product||Product Version||Running on||Replace with/Apply Patch|
|VMware View||4.0||Windows||not affected|
|VMware View||3.1.x||Windows||View 3.1.3 build 252693|
Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the md5sum and/or the sha1sum of your downloaded file.
VMware View Connection Server
VMware View Agent
VMware View Client
6. Change log
Initial security advisory released in conjunction with VMware View 3.1.3 on 2010-05-05.
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