Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
TitleVMware Workstation and Fusion updates address an integer overflow issue
NameVMSA-2018-0030First vendor Publication2018-11-22
VendorVMwareLast vendor Modification2018-11-22
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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VMware Workstation and Fusion virtual network devices integer overflow vulnerability.

VMware Workstation and Fusion contain an integer overflow vulnerability in the virtual network devices. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

VMware would like to thank Tianwen Tang of Qihoo 360Vulcan Team working with the Tianfu Cup 2018 International Pwn Contest for reporting this issue to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6983 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-2018-0030.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-190Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2018-11-23Name : A virtualization application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host i...
File : macosx_fusion_vmsa_2018_0030.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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2018-12-20 00:21:33
  • Multiple Updates
2018-11-27 21:22:51
  • Multiple Updates
2018-11-23 05:18:07
  • First insertion