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VMware product updates address security vulnerabilities in Apache Struts library
VMware Security Advisory
Advisory ID: VMSA-2014-0007.1
Synopsis: VMware product updates address security vulnerabilities in Apache Struts library
Issue date: 2014-06-24
Updated on: 2014-07-11
CVE numbers: CVE-2014-0050, CVE-2014-0094, CVE-2014-0112
1. Summary
VMware product updates address security vulnerabilities in Apache Struts library
2. Relevant releases
VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite prior to 5.8.2
VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite prior to 5.7.3
3. Problem Description

The Apache Struts library is updated to version 2.3.16.2 to address multiple security issues.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2014-0050, CVE-2014-0094, and CVE-2014-0112 to these issues.

CVE-2014-0112 may lead to remote code execution. This issue was found to be only partially addressed in CVE-2014-0094.

CVE-2014-0050 may lead to a denial of service condition.

vCenter Operations Management Suite (vCOps) is affected by both CVE-2014-0112 and CVE-2014-0050. Exploitation of CVE-2014-0112 may lead to remote code execution without authentication.

vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) is affected by CVE-2014-0050 and not by CVE-2014-0112.

Workaround

A workaround for CVE-2014-0112 is documented in VMware Knowledge Base article 2081470.

Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.
VMware Product Running Replace with/
Product Version on Apply Patch
vCOPS

5.8.x
any vCOPS 5.8.2
vCOPS 5.7.x any vCOPS 5.7.3
vCO 5.5 any patch pending
vCO 5.1 any patch pending
vCO 4.2 any patch pending
4. Solution

Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.8.2 and 5.7.3
Downloads and Documentation:
https://www.vmware.com/go/download-vcops
5. References

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0050
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0094
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0112

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2081470
6. Change log
2014-06-24 VMSA-2014-0007 Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.8.2 on 2014-06-24.

2014-07-11 VMSA-2014-0007.1
Updated security advisory in conjunction with the release of vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.7.3 on 2014-07-10.
7. Contact

E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:
http://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

security-announce at lists.vmware.com
bugtraq at securityfocus.com
fulldisclosure at seclists.org
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