USN-6365-1: Open VM Tools vulnerability
13 September 2023
Open VM Tools could allow unintended access to network services.
- open-vm-tools - Open VMware Tools for virtual machines hosted on VMware
It was discovered that Open VM Tools incorrectly handled SAML tokens. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass SAML token
signature verification and perform VMware Tools Guest Operations.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.