Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Update Services for SAP Solutions update for open-vm-tools

Published: 2023-09-19
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-20900
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
open-vm-tools (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cryptographic issues

EUVDB-ID: #VU80188

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-20900

CWE-ID: CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform MitM attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper verification of SAML token signature. A remote attacker can bypass SAML token signature verification and perform man-in-the-middle (MITM) network positioning between vCenter server and the virtual machine.


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Vulnerable software versions

open-vm-tools (Red Hat package): before 10.3.10-3.el8_1.4

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?