VMware Horizon update addresses Connection Server information disclosure vulnerability

2019-03-14T00:00:00
ID VMSA-2019-0003
Type vmware
Reporter VMware
Modified 2019-03-14T00:00:00

Description

1. Summary

VMware Horizon update addresses Connection Server information disclosure vulnerability

2. Relevant Products
  • VMware Horizon
3. Problem Description

Connection Server Information disclosure vulnerability

The VMware Horizon Connection Server contains an information disclosure vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow disclosure of internal domain names, the Connection Server’s internal name, or the gateway’s internal IP address.

VMware would like to thank Cory Mathews of Critical Start and HD Moore of Atredis Partners for independently reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2019-5513 to this issue.

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.

VMware Product Horizon 7 (CR)*

Product Version 7.x

Running on Windows

Severity Moderate

Replace with/ Apply Patch 7.8+KB67424‡

Mitigation/ Workaround None

VMware Product Horizon 7 (ESB)*

Product Version 7.5.x

Running on Windows

Severity Moderate

Replace with/ Apply Patch 7.5.2+KB67401†

Mitigation/ Workaround None

VMware Product Horizon 6

Product Version 6.x

Running on Windows

Severity Moderate

Replace with/ Apply Patch 6.2.8+KB67401†

Mitigation/ Workaround None

  • See KB52845 for information relating to Horizon 7 Extended Service Branches (ESB) and Current Releases (CR).

KB67424 details how to configure Horizon Connection Server version 7.8 Domain settings to work with Horizon Clients earlier than version 5.0.

KB67401 details how to enable new user authentication security features in Horizon 7 Version 7.5.2 and Horizon 6 version 6.2.8.

4. Solution

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

VMware Horizon 7 version 7.8

Downloads and Documentation:

<https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon/7_8>

VMware Horizon 7 version 7.5.2
Downloads and Documentation:

<https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon/7_5>

VMware Horizon 6 version 6.2.8

Downloads and Documentation:
<https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_horizon/6_2>

5. References

<https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-5513>

<https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52845>
<https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/67424>
<https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/67401>

6. Change log

2019-03-14: VMSA-2019-0003

Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware Horizon 7.8 on2019-03-14.

7. Contact

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This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

security-announce@lists.vmware.com

bugtraq@securityfocus.com

fulldisclosure@seclists.org

E-mail: security@vmware.com

PGP key at:

<https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055>

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