Published: 20/05/2020 Updated: 02/06/2020
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 | Impact Score: 6.4 | Exploitability Score: 8
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

VMware Cloud Director 10.0.x prior to, 9.7.0.x prior to, 9.5.0.x prior to, and 9.1.0.x prior to do not properly handle input leading to a code injection vulnerability. An authenticated actor may be able to send malicious traffic to VMware Cloud Director which may lead to arbitrary remote code execution. This vulnerability can be exploited through the HTML5- and Flex-based UIs, the API Explorer interface and API access.

Vulnerability Trend

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
VmwareVcloud Director9.5.0.0,,,

Github Repositories

PoC exploit for VMware Cloud Director RCE (CVE-2020-3956)

Recent Articles

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