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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-7456

VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP) 5.5.x though 6.1.x has an SSH private key with a publicly known password, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain login access via an SSH session.
Publish Date : 2016-12-29 Last Update Date : 2017-01-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 255

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-7456

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 5.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 6.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Vsphere Data Protection 22

- References For CVE-2016-7456

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94990
BID 94990 VMware vSphere Data Protection CVE-2016-7456 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2017-06-16
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037502
SECTRACK 1037502
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0024.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-7456

VMware VDP Known SSH Key
VMware vSphere Data Protection appliances 5.5.x through 6.1.x contain a known ssh private key for the local user admin who is a sudoer without password.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Unix


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