Security Bulletin: VMware security issues that affect IBM CloudBurst

Security Bulletin


Summary

CVE-2014-1207
VMware ESXi and ESX are vulnerable to a denial of service that is caused by a NULL pointer dereference when handling Network File Copy (NFC) traffic. By intercepting and modifying the NFC traffic between ESXi/ESX and the client, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

CVE-2014-1208
VMware ESXi and ESX are vulnerable to a denial of service that is caused by the improper handling of invalid ports. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the VMX process to fail.

CVE-2014-1211
VMware vCloud Director is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery that is caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (http) session management. It persuades an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-1207
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90559 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-1208
CVSS Base Score: 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See X-Force URL: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90558 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-1211
CVSS Base Score: 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See X-Force URL: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90560 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM CloudBurst 1.2, 2.0, 2.1

Workarounds and Mitigations

See VMware issued securities and take necessary action - http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0001.html

References

Related information

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Document information


More support for:

IBM CloudBurst

Software version:

All Versions

Operating system(s):

AIX, AIX 6.1, AIX 64bit, Linux, Linux Red Hat - iSeries, Linux Red Hat - pSeries, Linux Red Hat - xSeries, Linux Red Hat - zSeries, Linux iSeries, Linux on Power, Linux pSeries, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi, Windows 2000, Windows 2003 server, Windows 2008 server, Windows 2012 server

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1669248

Modified date:

2014-04-05

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