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VMSA-2012-0002 VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager Information Leak and Denial of Service
From: VMware Security Team <security () vmware com>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:26:46 -0800

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                   VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2012-0002
Synopsis: VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager Information Leak and
          Denial of Service
Issue date:  2012-03-08
Updated on:  2012-03-08
CVE numbers: CVE-2012-1472

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1. Summary

   The vCenter Chargeback Manager contains a vulnerability that allows
   information leakage and denial-of-service.

2. Relevant releases

   VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager prior to version 2.0.1

3. Problem Description

   The vCenter Chargeback Manager (CBM) contains a flaw in its
   handling of XML API requests.  This vulnerability allows an
   unauthenticated remote attacker to download files from the CBM
   server or conduct a denial-of-service against the server.  VMware
   thanks Joshua Keyes for reporting this issue to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
   has assigned the name CVE-2012-1472 to this issue.

   Column 4 of the following table lists the action required to
   remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is
   available.
   
   VMware         Product   Running  Replace with/
   Product        Version   on       Apply Patch
   =============  ========  =======  =================
   CBM          1.6.2        any         CBM 2.0.1
   CBM          2.0.0        any         CBM 2.0.1

4. Solution

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

   VMware vCenter Chargeback Manager
   ---------------
   Download link:
 
http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/it_business_management/vmware_vcenter_ch
argeback/2_0
   
   Release Notes:
   https://www.vmware.com/support/vcbm/doc/vcbm_2_0_1_release_notes.html

   File: vCenter-CB-2.0.1-643764.zip
   md5sum: 88725667703c45f347e28464bfa8a5c7
   sha1sum: 7f47db0100b92e7717c40363a271fef563f96c30

5. References

   CVE numbers
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1472

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6. Change log

   2012-03-08 VMSA-2012-0002 Initial security advisory in conjunction
   with the release of CBM 2.0.1 on 2012-03-08.

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     * security-announce at lists.vmware.com
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     * full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk
   
   E-mail:  security at vmware.com
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   VMware Security Advisories
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   http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html
   
   General support life cycle policy
   http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/eos.html
   
   VMware Infrastructure support life cycle policy
   http://www.vmware.com/support/policies/eos_vi.html
   
   Copyright 2012 VMware Inc.  All rights reserved.

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