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vSphere UI application files must be verified for their integrity.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-239689 VCUI-67-000008 SV-239689r679173_rule Medium
Verifying that the vSphere UI application code is unchanged from its shipping state is essential for file validation and non-repudiation of the vSphere UI. There is no reason that the MD5 hash of the rpm original files should be changed after installation, excluding configuration files.
VMware vSphere 6.7 UI Tomcat Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-01-03


Check Text ( C-42922r679171_chk )
At the command prompt, execute the following command:

# rpm -V vsphere-ui|grep "^..5......"|grep -E "\.war|\.jar|\.sh|\.py"

If is any output, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-42881r679172_fix)
Reinstall the VCSA or roll back to a snapshot.

Modifying the vSphere UI installation files manually is not supported by VMware.