VMware Workspace ONE Access, Identity Manager and vRealize Automation contains a privilege escalation vulnerability. A malicious actor with local access can escalate privileges to 'root'.
Published 2022-08-05 16:15:13
Updated 2022-08-11 16:10:31
Source VMware
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-31660

0.12%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 45 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2022-31660

  • VMware Workspace ONE Access CVE-2022-31660
    Disclosure Date: 2022-08-02
    First seen: 2022-12-23
    exploit/linux/local/vmware_workspace_one_access_certproxy_lpe
    VMware Workspace ONE Access contains a vulnerability whereby the horizon user can escalate their privileges to those of the root user by modifying a file and then restarting the vmware-certproxy service which invokes it. The service control is permitted via the s

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-31660

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-31660

  • The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-31660

Products affected by CVE-2022-31660

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