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VMSA-2023-0026 – VMware vCloud Director 10.5 Vulnerability

Team –

Today, VMware released information pertaining to a new vulnerability discovered in vCloud Director! If you are running version 10.5 in your environment, you’re going to want to tune in because the vulnerability is rated at a whopping 9.8!

If you are running a greenfield deployment of vCloud Director 10.5.0, you are NOT affected. Furthermore, if you are running any Linux deployments, you are also in the clear. The vulnerability specifically applies to the following criteria – vCloud Director 10.5 appliance-based deployment that was upgraded from a previous version. 

The good news is that VMware has made it easy to remediate the risk! And even better yet, there is no downtime associated with the necessary changes! Below, we’ve provided the link to both VMware’s KB article for remediation and the original security advisory. If you are affected, ensure that you get your change controls submitted and take care of this!

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