VMware vCenter Server vSphere Web Client Server session hijacking
|vmware-vcenter-cve20135971-session-hijacking (88134)||Medium Risk|
VMware vCenter Server could allow a remote attacker to hijack a valid user's session, caused by a session fixation vulnerability in the vSphere Web Client Server component. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack another user's session and possibly launch further attacks on the system.
Refer to VMSA-2013-0012 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- VMSA-2013-0012: VMware vSphere updates address multiple vulnerabilities.
- BID-63218: VMware vSphere Web Client Server Session ID CVE-2013-5971 Handling Session Fixation Vulnerability
- CVE-2013-5971: Session fixation vulnerability in the vSphere Web Client Server in VMware vCenter Server 5.0 before Update 3 allows remote attackers to hijack web sessions and gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
- OSVDB ID: 98718: VMware vSphere Web Client Server Unspecified Session Fixation
- VMware vCenter Server 126.96.36.19921
- VMware vCenter Server 188.8.131.5205
- VMware vCenter Server 4.1
- VMware vCenter Server 184.108.40.20619
- VMware vCenter Server 220.127.116.1166
- VMware vCenter Server 18.104.22.16835
- VMware vCenter Server 5.0
- VMware vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1
- VMware vCenter Server 5.0 Update 2 RC
Oct 17, 2013
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