VMware security advisory

Number: AV21-238
Date: 26 May 2021

On 25 May 2021 VMware published a Security Advisory to address critical vulnerabilities in the following products:

  • VMware vCenter Server 6.5 - versions prior to 6.5 U3p
  • VMware vCenter Server 6.7 - versions prior to 6.7 U3n
  • VMware vCenter Server 7.0 - versions prior to 7.0 U2b
  • VMware Cloud Foundation 3.X – versions prior to
  • VMware Cloud Foundation 4.X – versions prior to 4.2.1

Exploitation could allow an actor with network access to execute arbitrary code.

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

VMware Security Advisory (VMSA-2021-0010)

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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