QID 376261

QID 376261: VMware vRealize Orchestrator, VMware vRealize Automation and VMware vRealize Lifecycle Manager Log4j Remote Code Execution (RCE) Vulnerability (VMSA-2021-0028) (Log4Shell)

VMware vRealize Orchestrator is a modern workflow automation platform that simplifies and automates complex data center infrastructure tasks for increased extensibility and agility.

Affected Versions:
VMware vRealize Orchestrator 8.x up to 8.6.1

VMware vRealize Automation is part of the VMware vRealize Suite. Also referred to as vRA, it allows you to create and manage your private cloud without the need for complex manual processes. It's an automation tool for the private cloud.

Affected Versions:
VMware vRealize Automation 8.x up to 8.6.1
VMware vRealize Automation 7.x up to 7.6

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager delivers complete lifecycle and content management capabilities for vRealize Suite products. It helps customers accelerate time to value by automating deployment, upgrades, and configuration, while bringing DevOps principles to the management of vRealize Suite content.

Affected Versions:
VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.x up to 8.6.1

QID Detection Logic:(Authenticated)
It reads /opt/vmware/etc/appliance-manifest.xml file to check the vulnerable version of the product.

A malicious actor with network access to an impacted VMware product may exploit this issue to gain full control of the target system.

  • CVSS V3 rated as Critical - 10 severity.
  • CVSS V2 rated as Critical - 9.3 severity.
  • Solution
    The vendor has released patches which can be found VMSA-2021-0028

    CVEs related to QID 376261

    Software Advisories
    Advisory ID Software Component Link
    VMSA-2021-0028 URL Logo www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2021-0028.html