CVE-2021-22048

Published on: 11/10/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 11/16/2021 02:35:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Cloud Foundation from Vmware contain the following vulnerability:

The vCenter Server contains a privilege escalation vulnerability in the IWA (Integrated Windows Authentication) authentication mechanism. A malicious actor with non-administrative access to vCenter Server may exploit this issue to elevate privileges to a higher privileged group.

  • CVE-2021-22048 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW SINGLE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
VMSA-2021-0025 www.vmware.com
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URL Logo MISC www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0025.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationVmwareCloud FoundationAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
VmwareCloud FoundationAllAllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server6.5-AllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server6.7-AllAll
ApplicationVmwareVcenter Server7.0-AllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:cloud_foundation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:vmware:cloud_foundation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.5:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:6.7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vcenter_server:7.0:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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