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VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2016-0005

VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2016-0005

Today VMware has released the following new security advisory:

VMware Security Advisory
Advisory ID:VMSA-2016-0005
Synopsis:VMware product updates address critical and important security issues
Issue date:2016-05-17
Updated on:2016-05-17 (Initial Advisory)
CVE numbers:CVE-2016-3427, CVE-2016-2077
1. Summary
VMware product updates address critical and important security issues.
2. Relevant Releases
vCenter Server 6.0 prior to 6.0 U2
vCenter Server 5.5 prior to 5.5 U3d (on Windows), 5.5 U3 (VCSA)
vCenter Server 5.1 prior to 5.1 U3b
vCenter Server 5.0 prior to 5.0 U3e

vCloud Director prior to
vCloud Director prior to
vCloud Director prior to

vSphere Replication prior to
vSphere Replication prior to
vSphere Replication prior to

vRealize Operations Manager 6.x (non-appliance version)

VMware Workstation prior to 11.1.3

VMware Player prior to 7.1.3

3. Problem Description

a. Critical JMX issue when deserializing authentication credentials

The RMI server of Oracle JRE JMX deserializes any class when
deserializing authentication credentials. This may allow a remote,
unauthenticated attacker to cause deserialization flaws and execute
their commands.

Workarounds CVE-2016-3427

Read the entire article here, New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2016-0005
via the fine folks at VMware!

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