VMware has confirmed

vCenter Server is a management platform for VMware vSphere environments

Helps administrators manage ESX and ESXi servers and virtual machines (VMs).

According to Shodan data, more than 2,000 VMware Center servers are currently vulnerable to attacks.

Users should immediately install security patches 7.0u3c, 6.7u4c, 6.5u3h, 6.0u4h, or 5.5u5h.

Secure vCenter Server using strong passwords and two-factor authentication.

Make vCenter Server accessible only from the required computers.

Update vCenter Server regularly.

VMware said it is notifying all customers affected by this vulnerability.

Security experts should make their customers aware of this vulnerability