The Suite REST API in VMware vRealize Operations (aka vROps) 6.x before 6.4.0 allows remote authenticated users to write arbitrary content to files or rename files via a crafted DiskFileItem in a relay-request payload that is mishandled during deserialization.
Published 2016-12-29 09:59:01
Updated 2017-07-28 01:29:06
Source VMware
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-7462

0.24%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-7462

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:C
8.0
7.8
NIST
8.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:H
3.1
4.7
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-7462

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product provides an Applications Programming Interface (API) or similar interface for interaction with external actors, but the interface includes a dangerous method or function that is not properly restricted.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-7462

Products affected by CVE-2016-7462

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