This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated user to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system with elevated privileges.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing NFS backups within CloudForms Management Engine. A remote authenticated attacker with access to management console could use this flaw to execute arbitrary shell commands on the CloudForms server as root.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
CloudForms: 1.0 - 5.11.3
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.