Information disclosure in VMware AirWatch Agent



Published: 2018-09-06
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-6975
CWE-ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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AirWatch Agent
Web applications / Remote management & hosting panels

Vendor VMware, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU14642

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-6975

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper data protection whereby the files and keychain entries in the Agent are not encrypted. A local attacker can gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Update to version 5.8.1.

Vulnerable software versions

AirWatch Agent: before 5.8.1

External links

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0023.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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