Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title- VMware Workstation and Fusion updates address an out-of-bounds write issue
NameVMSA-2018-0022First vendor Publication2018-08-14
VendorVMwareLast vendor Modification2018-08-14
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.2Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Workstation and Fusion e1000 device out-of-bounds write vulnerability

VMware Workstation and Fusion contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000 device. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

VMware would like to thank Anonymous working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6973 to this issue.

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-2018-0022.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-787Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2018-08-20Name : A virtualization application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host i...
File : macosx_fusion_vmsa_2018_0022.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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2018-10-16 00:22:00
  • Multiple Updates
2018-08-15 17:21:46
  • Multiple Updates
2018-08-15 09:19:51
  • First insertion