Information disclosure in VMware vCenter Server

Published: 2022-03-29 | Updated: 2022-03-30
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22948
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
vCenter Server
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor VMware, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Incorrect default permissions

EUVDB-ID: #VU61690

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22948

CWE-ID: CWE-276 - Incorrect Default Permissions

Exploit availability: Yes


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions for files. A local user with access to the system can view contents of certain files.


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Vulnerable software versions

vCenter Server: 6.5 - 7.0 U31

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?