[Security-announce] VMSA-2017-0016 – VMware AirWatch Console and Launcher for Android updates resolve multiple vulnerabilities.

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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2017-0016
Severity: Important
Synopsis: VMware AirWatch Console and Launcher for Android updates
resolve multiple vulnerabilities.
Issue date: 2017-11-08
Updated on: 2017-11-08 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number: CVE-2017-4930, CVE-2017-4931, CVE-2017-4932

1. Summary

VMware AirWatch Console and Launcher for Android updates resolve multiple
vulnerabilities.

2. Relevant Products

VMware AirWatch Console (AWC)
VMware AirWatch Launcher for Android (AWL)

3. Problem Description

a. VMware AirWatch Console stored XSS vulnerability

VMware AirWatch Console (AWC) contains a vulnerability that could allow
an authenticated AWC user to add a malicious URL to an enrolled device’s
‘Links’ page. Successful exploitation of this issue could result in an
unsuspecting AWC user being redirected to a malicious URL.

VMware would like to thank Nicodemo Gawronski for reporting this issue to
us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4930 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 Running Replace with/ Mitigation/
Product Version on Severity Apply Patch Workaround
========== ========= ======= ========= ============= ==========
AWC 9.x Any Moderate 9.2.0+ None

b. VMware AirWatch Console CSV file integrity vulnerability

VMware AirWatch Console (AWC) contains a vulnerability that could allow
an authenticated AWC user to add malicious data to an enrolled device’s
log files. Successful exploitation of this issue could result in an
unsuspecting AWC user opening a CSV file which contains malicious
content.

VMware would like to thank Nicodemo Gawronski for reporting this issue to
us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4931 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 Running Replace with/ Mitigation/
Product Version on Severity Apply Patch Workaround
========== ========= ======= ========= ============= ==========
AWC 9.x Any Moderate 9.2.0 None

c. VMware AirWatch Launcher for Android UI privilege escalation

VMware AirWatch Launcher for Android contains a vulnerability that
could allow an escalation of privilege from the launcher UI context menu
to native UI functionality and privilege. Successful exploitation of this
issue could result in an escalation of privilege.

VMware would like to thank Igor Shmakov for reporting this issue to
us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the identifier CVE-2017-4932 to these issues.

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

VMware Product Running Replace with/ Mitigation/
Product Version on Severity Apply Patch Workaround
========== ========= ======= ========= ============= ==========
AWL x.x Android Important 3.2.2 None

4. Solution

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

VMware AirWatch Console 9.2.0
Downloads and Documentation:
https://support.air-watch.com/articles/115012658907

VMware AirWatch Launcher for Android 3.2.2
Downloads and Documentation:
https://my.air-watch.com/products/AirWatch-Launcher/Android/v3.2.2/awall

5. References

http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2017-4930
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2017-4931
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2017-4932

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6. Change log

2017-11-08: VMSA-2017-0016
Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of VMware
AirWatch Launcher for Android 3.2.2 on 2017-11-08.

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