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Vulnerability of VMware vCenter Server Appliance: information disclosure via File-Based Backup and Restore

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via File-Based Backup and Restore of VMware vCenter Server Appliance, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable software: vCenter Server.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 25/10/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2019-AVI-536, CVE-2019-5537, CVE-2019-5538, VIGILANCE-VUL-30715, VMSA-2019-0018.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via File-Based Backup and Restore of VMware vCenter Server Appliance, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as vCenter Server.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of LAN.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

VMware vCenter Server Appliance: fixed versions for File-Based Backup and Restore.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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