CISA: VMware Releases Critical Security Updates for VMware vRealize Log Insight

VMware released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in VMware vRealize Log Insight. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system...

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VMware vRealize Log Insight security vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-31706, CVE-2022-31704, CVE-2022-31710, CVE-2022-31711)

VMware released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in VMware vRealize Log Insight. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

CISA encourages users and administrators to review VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2023-0001 and apply the necessary updates.

VMware vRealize Log Insight latest updates address multiple security vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-31706, CVE-2022-31704, CVE-2022-31710, CVE-2022-31711).

1. Impacted Products

VMware vRealize Log Insight

2. Introduction

Multiple vulnerabilities in VMware vRealize Log Insight were privately reported to VMware. Updates and workarounds are available to address these vulnerabilities in affected VMware products.

3a. VMware vRealize Log Insight Directory Traversal Vulnerability (CVE-2022-31706)

Description

The vRealize Log Insight contains a Directory Traversal Vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the critical severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 9.8.

Known Attack Vectors

An unauthenticated, malicious actor can inject files into the operating system of an impacted appliance which can result in remote code execution.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31706 apply the updates listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below to affected deployments.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-31706 can be found in the 'Workaround' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

None

Notes

None

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank ZDI for reporting this vulnerability to us.

3b. VMware vRealize Log Insight broken access control Vulnerability (CVE-2022-31704)

Description

The vRealize Log Insight contains a broken access control vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the critical severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 9.8.

Known Attack Vectors

An unauthenticated, malicious actor can inject files into the operating system of an impacted appliance which can result in remote code execution.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31704 apply the updates listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below to affected deployments.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-31704 can be found in the 'Workaround' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

None

Notes

None

Acknowledgements

Description

VMware would like to thank ZDI for reporting this vulnerability to us.

3c. VMware vRealize Log Insight contains a Deserialization Vulnerability (CVE-2022-31710)

vRealize Log Insight contains a deserialization vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 7.5.

Known Attack Vectors

An unauthenticated malicious actor can remotely trigger the deserialization of untrusted data which could result in a denial of service.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31710 apply the updates listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below to affected deployments.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-31710 can be found in the 'Workaround' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

None

Notes

None

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank ZDI for reporting this vulnerability to us.

3d. VMware vRealize Log Insight contains an Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2022-31711)

Description

vRealize Log Insight contains an Information Disclosure Vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 5.3.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor can remotely collect sensitive session and application information without authentication.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31711 apply the updates listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below to affected deployments.

Workarounds

Workarounds for CVE-2022-31711 can be found in the 'Workaround' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Additional Documentation

None

Notes

None

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank ZDI for reporting this vulnerability to us.

Response Matrix

4. References

Fixed Version(s) and Release Notes:

VMware vRealize Log Insight 8.10.2

Downloads and Documentation:

https://customerconnect.vmware.com/en/downloads/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_log_insight/8_10_2

https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Log-Insight/8.10.2/rn/vrealize-log-insight-8102-release-notes/index.html

Mitre CVE Dictionary Links:

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-31706
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-31704
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-31710
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-31711

FIRST CVSSv3 Calculator:

CVE-2022-31706:  https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE-2022-31704:  https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE-2022-31710:  https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

CVE-2022-31711:  https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.1#CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

5. Change Log

2023-01-24 VMSA-2023-0001

Initial security advisory.

6. Contact

E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:

http://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

security-announce@lists.vmware.com

E-mail: security@vmware.com

PGP key at:

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055

VMware Security Advisories

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories

VMware Security Response Policy

https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html

VMware Lifecycle Support Phases

https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/lifecycle.html

VMware Security & Compliance Blog

https://blogs.vmware.com/security

Twitter

https://twitter.com/VMwareSRC

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