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Original release date: December 7, 2020
The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a Cybersecurity Advisory on Russian state-sponsored actors exploiting CVE-2020-4006, a command-injection vulnerability in VMware Workspace One Access, Access Connector, Identity Manager, and Identity Manager Connector. The actors were found exploiting this vulnerability to access protected data on affected systems. The NSA advisory provides mitigation and detection guidance.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the following resources and apply the necessary updates and detection guidance.
- NSA Cybersecurity Advisory Russian State-Sponsored Actors Exploiting Vulnerability in VMware Workspace ONEAccess Using Compromised Credentials
- VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2020-0027.2
- CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) Vulnerability Note VU#724367
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