VMSA-2022-0034:VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) updates address privilege escalation vulnerabilities

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13 December 2022

13 December 2022

CLOSED

HIGH

4.4-7.2

CVE-2022-31707,CVE-2022-31708

VMSA-2022-0034
4.4-7.2
2022-12-15
2022-12-15 (Initial Advisory)
CVE-2022-31707, CVE-2022-31708
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) updates address privilege escalation vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-31707, CVE-2022-31708)
1. Impacted Products
  • VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
2. Introduction

Multiple vulnerabilities in VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) were privately reported to VMware. Patches and updates are available to remediate these vulnerabilities in affected VMware products.

3a. VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2022-31707)

Description

vRealize Operations (vROps) contains a privilege escalation vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 7.2.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with administrative privileges in the vROps application can gain root access to the underlying operating system.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31707 apply the fixes listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Reno Robert of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative, and thiscodecc of MoyunSec TopBreaker Labs and Bing Liu of MoyunSec for independently reporting this issue to us.

3b. VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) contains an access control vulnerability (CVE-2022-31708)

Description

vRealize Operations (vROps) contains a broken access control vulnerability. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 4.4.

Known Attack Vectors

A malicious actor with admin privileges in the vROps application can read sensitive information from the underlying operating system.

Resolution

To remediate CVE-2022-31708 apply the updates listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below.

Workarounds

None.

Additional Documentation

None.

Notes

None.

Acknowledgements

VMware would like to thank Reno Robert of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative, and thiscodecc of MoyunSec TopBreaker Labs and Bing Liu of MoyunSec for independently reporting this issue to us.

Response Matrix

Product Version Running On CVE Identifier CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional Documentation
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
8.10
Any
CVE-2022-31707, CVE-2022-31708
important
N/A
N/A
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
8.6.x
Any
CVE-2022-31707, CVE-2022-31708
important
N/A
N/A
4. References
5. Change Log

2022-12-15 VMSA-2022-0034

Initial security advisory.

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