Cross-site request forgery in VMware AirWatch Console

Published: 2018-01-29
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-4951
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
AirWatch Console
Web applications / Remote management & hosting panels

Vendor VMware, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site request forgery

EUVDB-ID: #VU10305

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-4951

CWE-ID: CWE-352 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to perform CSRF attack.

The weakness exists in the web framework of Cisco Prime Service Catalog due to a lack of cross-site request forgery (CSRF) protection. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted HTML page or URL, trick the victim into visiting it, gain access to the system and perform arbitrary actions.


The vulnerability is addressed in the following versions: 9.1.5, 9.2.2.

Vulnerable software versions

AirWatch Console: 9.1 - 9.2.1

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.