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vCenter Server reverse proxy bypass vulnerability (VMSA-2021-0020) (CVE-2021-22006)

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vCenter Server reverse proxy bypass vulnerability (VMSA-2021-0020) (CVE-2021-22006)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/21/2021
Created
02/03/2022
Added
09/22/2021
Modified
02/02/2022

Description

The vCenter Server contains a reverse proxy bypass vulnerability due to the way the endpoints handle the URI. A malicious actor with network access to port 443 on vCenter Server may exploit this issue to access restricted endpoints.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-vcenter-cve-2021-22006-upgrade-latest

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