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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 2.1/10


VI Client in VMware VirtualCenter before 2.5 Update 4, VMware ESXi 3.5 before Update 4, and VMware ESX 3.5 before Update 4 retains the VirtualCenter Server password in process memory, which might allow local users to obtain this password.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published