#VU61935 Incorrect default permissions in VMware Workspace ONE Access

Published: 2022-06-01 | Updated: 2023-04-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61935

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 8.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22960


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
VMware Workspace ONE Access
Server applications / Directory software, identity management

Vendor: VMware, Inc


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions for support scripts. A local user with access to the system can overwrite files and execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

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Vulnerable software versions

VMware Workspace ONE Access: -

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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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.

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