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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5990

VMWare VirtualCenter client 2.x before 2.0.1 Patch 1 (Build 33643) and 1.4.x before 1.4.1 Patch 1 (Build 33425), when server certificate verification is enabled, does not verify the server's X.509 certificate when creating an SSL session, which allows remote malicious servers to spoof valid servers via a man-in-the-middle attack.
Publish Date : 2006-11-20 Last Update Date : 2011-03-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5990

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Virtualcenter 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Virtualcenter 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Virtualcenter 2

- References For CVE-2006-5990

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/4646606 CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017270
SECTRACK 1017270
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/452275/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061121 VMSA-2006-0010 - SSL sessions not authenticated by VC Clients
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21231
BID 21231 VMware VirtualCenter SSL Session Man In The Middle Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-24
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4655
VUPEN ADV-2006-4655
http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vc-201-200611-patch.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/23053
SECUNIA 23053
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30477
XF vmware-virtualcenter-x509-mitm(30477)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5990

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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