SRC-2022-0017 : VMware vRealize Operations Manager MainPortalFilter Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
CVE ID: CVE-2022-31675
CVSS Score: 5.6, (/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Vendors: VMWare
Affected Products: vRealize Operations
Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to bypass authentication on affected installations of VMware vRealize Operations. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within MainPortalFilter class.
The issue results from the ability to request access to protected resources using a publically available dashboard link. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the root user.
VMWare has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0022.html
2022-05-26 – Sent to VMWare PSIRT
2022-08-09 – Coordinated public release of advisory
Proof of Concept: https://github.com/sourceincite/DashOverride
Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute