VMSA-2021-0003

Important

Advisory ID:
VMSA-2021-0003

CVSSv3 Range:
8.6

Issue Date:
2021-03-02

Updated On:
2021-03-02 (Initial Advisory)

CVE(s):
CVE-2021-21978

Synopsis:
VMware View Planner update addresses remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-21978)

1. Impacted Products

VMware View Planner

2. Introduction

A vulnerability in VMware View Planner was privately reported to VMware. An update is available to remediate this vulnerability in affected VMware products.

3. Advisory Details

Description

VMware View Planner contains a remote code execution vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 8.6.

Known Attack Vectors

Improper input validation and lack of authorization leading to arbitrary file upload in logupload web application. An unauthorized attacker with network access to View Planner Harness could upload and execute a specially crafted file leading to remote code execution within the logupload container.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2021-21978 apply the updates listed in the ‘Fixed Version’ column of the ‘Response Matrix’ below to affected deployments.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Mikhail Klyuchnikov of Positive Technologies for reporting this issue to us.

Response Matrix

Product
Version
Running On
CVE Identifier
CVSSv3
Severity
Fixed Version
Workarounds
Additional Documentation

VMware View Planner

4.6

Any

CVE-2021-21978

8.6

important

View Planner 4.6 Security Patch 1

None

None

4. References

VMware View Planner 4.6 Security Patch 1Download: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/downloads/details?downloadGroup=VIEW-PLAN-460&productId=1067&rPId=53394Release Notes: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-View-Planner/4.6/rn/VMware-View-Planner-46-Release-Notes.htmlDocumentation: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-View-Planner/4.6/user-guide/GUID-7B89FA3E-6553-4756-81E0-EF8BE93F5F9C.html
 
Mitre CVE Dictionary Links:https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-21978
 
FIRST CVSSv3 Calculator:
CVE-2021-21978: https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0#CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:L

5. Change Log

2021-03-02 VMSA-2021-0003 Initial security advisory.

6. Contact

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