VMSA-2017-0019:NSX for vSphere update addresses NSX Edge Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue.

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CVE-2017-4929

VMSA-2017-0019

NSX for vSphere update addresses NSX Edge Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue.

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
VMSA-2017-0019
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
 Moderate
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
NSX for vSphere update addresses NSX Edge Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue.
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
 2017-11-16
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
2017-11-16 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
 CVE-2017-4929
 
1. Summary

NSX for vSphere update addresses NSX Edge Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue.

 
2. Relevant Products
  • NSX for vSphere  
 
3. Problem Description

a. NSX Edge Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue.

 

NSX Edge contains a moderate Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue which may lead to information disclosure.

 

VMware would like to thank Jarad Kopf of Deltek and Issam Rabhi for independently reporting this issue to us.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4929 to this issue.

 

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.

VMware Product
Product Version
Running on
Severity
Replace with/ Apply Patch
Workaround
VMware ProductNSX Edge
Product Version6.2.x
Running on Any
SeverityModerate
Replace with/ Apply Patch6.2.9
WorkaroundNone
VMware ProductNSX Edge
Product Version6.3.x
Running on Any
SeverityModerate
Replace with/ Apply Patch6.3.5
WorkaroundNone

 

 

4. Solution

 

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

 

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.9

Downloads:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=417&downloadGroup=NSXV_629B

Documentation:

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-for-vSphere/index.html

 

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.5

Downloads:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=417&downloadGroup=NSXV_635  

Documentation:  

        https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-for-vSphere/index.html

 

 

5. References

 

          http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-4929         

         

    

6. Change log

 

2017-11-16 VMSA-2017-0019

Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of NSX for vSphere 6.3.5 on 2017-11-16.

 

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