Executive Summary

Title- VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities
NameVMSA-2018-0016First vendor Publication2018-06-28
VendorVMwareLast vendor Modification2018-06-28
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score5.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score4.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score8AuthenticationRequires single instance
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ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion contain multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities in the shader translator. Successful exploitation of these issues may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

VMware would like to thank RanchoIce of Tencent ZhanluLab (CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, CVE-2018-6967) and a member of Cisco Talos (CVE-2018-6965) for independently reporting these issues to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifiers CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, and CVE-2018-6967 to these issues.

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.

Original Source

Url : http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0016.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Alert History

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2018-09-05 21:22:47
  • Multiple Updates
2018-07-10 00:21:04
  • Multiple Updates
2018-06-29 09:18:47
  • First insertion