SRC-2022-0012 : VMware Workspace ONE Access BrandingResource getBranding Information Disclosure Vulnerability

CVE ID: CVE-2022-22961

CVSS Score: 5.3, (/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Vendors: VMWare

Affected Products: Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager, vRealize Automation

Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to dislose the hostname on affected installations of VMware Workspace ONE Access. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within BrandingResource class.

The issue results from the dislosure of the systems hostname. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to target users in a client-side attack senario.

Vendor Response:

VMWare has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0011.html

Disclosure Timeline:

  • 2022-02-25 – Sent to VMWare PSIRT

  • 2022-04-06 – Coordinated public release of advisory

Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute