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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

Vulnerability in Citrix VDI-in-a-Box Could Result in Credential Disclosure
                               10 April 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Citrix VDI-in-a-Box
Publisher:         Citrix
Operating System:  VMware ESX Server
                   Citrix XenServer
                   Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V
Impact/Access:     Reduced Security -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-2690  

Original Bulletin: 

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Vulnerability in Citrix VDI-in-a-Box Could Result in Credential Disclosure


Created On  Apr 08, 2014  
Updated On  Apr 08, 2014

Security Bulletin

See Applicable Products

Severity: High

Description of Problem

A vulnerability has been identified in Citrix VDI-in-a-Box that could result 
in administrator credentials being logged to disk.

This vulnerability affects Citrix VDI-in-a-Box version 5.3.x up to and 
including 5.3.5 and version 5.4.x up to and including 5.4.1. Older versions of 
Citrix VDI-in-a-Box are not affected by this vulnerability.

This vulnerability has been assigned the following CVE number:
- - CVE-2014-2690: Vulnerability in Citrix VDI-in-a-Box Could Result in 
Credential Disclosure

What Customers Should Do

This vulnerability has been addressed in Citrix VDI-in-a-Box versions 5.3.6 
and later and version 5.4.2 and later. Citrix recommends that customers 
upgrade their VDI-in-a-Box deployments to these versions. These upgrades can 
be obtained from the following location:
Citrix VDI in a Box:
Version 5.4.3: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/vdi-in-a-box/product-software/vdi-in-a-box-543
Version 5.3.6: https://www.citrix.com/downloads/vdi-in-a-box/product-software/vdi-in-a-box-53

A MyCitrix login is required to access these files.

Further information on how to apply the upgrades can be found in the following 
document :
CTX140490 – VDI-in-a-Box Hotfix Upgrades

Citrix strongly recommends that, following the upgrade and image revision 
process, customers consider changing the credentials of the administrator used 
to import and prepare the desktop images.

What Citrix Is Doing

Citrix is notifying customers and channel partners about this potential 
security issue. This article is also available from the Citrix Knowledge 
Center at http://support.citrix.com/.

Obtaining Support on This Issue

If you require technical assistance with this issue, please contact Citrix 
Technical Support. Contact details for Citrix Technical Support are available 
at http://www.citrix.com/site/ss/supportContacts.asp.

Reporting Security Vulnerabilities to Citrix

Citrix welcomes input regarding the security of its products and considers any 
and all potential vulnerabilities seriously. If you would like to report a 
security issue to Citrix, please compose an e-mail to secure@citrix.com 
stating the exact version of the product in which the vulnerability was found 
and the steps needed to reproduce the vulnerability.

Applicable Products
VDI-in-a-Box 5.2
VDI-in-a-Box 5.3
VDI-in-a-Box 5.4

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