Patches for vulnerabilities in VMware’s ThinApp application virtualization tool, ESXi hypervisor, and Cloud Foundation hybrid cloud platform are now available.
CVE-2021-21994, the most serious of these flaws, is an incorrect authentication problem in SFCB, which is used in ESXi. The bug has a CVSS score of 7.0, which indicates that it is critical.
A hostile actor with network access to port 5989 on ESXi might send a specially designed request to bypass SFCB authentication, according to VMware. Only if the SFCB service is running, the vulnerability can be exploited. The service, however, is disabled by default
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