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Critical remote code execution flaw in thousands of VMWare vCenter servers remains unpatched

Researchers have warned that thousands of internet-facing VMWare vCenter servers still harbor critical vulnerabilities weeks after patches were released. The vulnerabilities impact VMWare vCenter Server, a centralized management utility.

VMWare issued patches for two critical bugs, CVE-2021-21985 and CVE-2021-21986, on May 25.  The first security flaw, CVE-2021-21985, impacts VMware vCenter Server and VMware Cloud Foundation and has been issued a CVSS score of 9.8. This bug was found in a vSAN plugin, enabled by default in the application, that allows attackers to execute remote code execution (RCE) if they have access to port 443.

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