2021-03-02 (Initial Advisory)
VMware View Planner update addresses remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-21978)
1. Impacted Products
VMware View Planner
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
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.
To remediate CVE-2021-21978 apply the updates listed in the ‘Fixed Version’ column of the ‘Response Matrix’ below to affected deployments.
VMware would like to thank Mikhail Klyuchnikov of Positive Technologies for reporting this issue to us.
VMware View Planner
View Planner 4.6 Security Patch 1
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
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5. Change Log
2021-03-02 VMSA-2021-0003 Initial security advisory.
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