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Apache Log4j Core: CVE-2021-45046: Apache Log4j2 Thread Context Lookup Pattern vulnerable to remote code execution in certain non-default configurations

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Apache Log4j Core: CVE-2021-45046: Apache Log4j2 Thread Context Lookup Pattern vulnerable to remote code execution in certain non-default configurations

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/07/2022
Created
02/08/2022
Added
02/04/2022
Modified
05/02/2023

Description

This detection identifies the presence of a vulnerable version of a vCenter Appliance stemming from CVE-2021-45046 (VMSA-2021-0028.9). Mitigation steps suggested by VMware outlined in KB87081.

Solution(s)

  • vcenter-log4j-CVE-2021-44228

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