SRC-2022-0018 : VMware vRealize Operations Manager DeploymentNodeLevelController Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE ID: CVE-2022-31673
CVSS Score: 6.5, (/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Vendors: VMWare
Affected Products: vRealize Operations
Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to leak sensitive information in VMware vRealize Operations. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability however the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed.
The issue results from the ability to request access create and access heap dumps. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate access and achieve remote code execution as 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
Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Qihoo 360 Vulnerability Research Institute