VMware security advisory

Number: AV21-093
Date: 24 February 2021

On 23 February 2021 VMware published a Security Advisory to address vulnerabilities in the following products:

  • VMware ESXi - versions 6.5, 6.7 and 7.0
  • VMware vCenter Server (vCenter Server) - versions 6.5, 6.7 and 7.0
  • VMware Cloud Foundation (Cloud Foundation) - versions 3.x and 4.x

Of note is a critical vulnerability which, if exploited, could result in remote code execution.

The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the provided web link, perform the suggested mitigations and apply the necessary updates.

VMware Security Advisory (VMSA-2021-0002)

Note to Readers 

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (Cyber Centre) operates as part of the Communications Security Establishment.  We are Canada’s national authority on cyber security and we lead the government’s response to cyber security events. As Canada's national computer security incident response team, the Cyber Centre works in close collaboration with government departments, critical infrastructure, Canadian businesses and international partners to prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from cyber events. We do this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response. The Cyber Centre is outward-facing, welcoming partnerships that help build a stronger, more resilient cyber space in Canada.

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