Executive Summary

Name CVE-2018-6981 First vendor Publication 2018-12-04
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-02-05

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 8.8
Base Score 8.8 Environmental Score 8.8
impact SubScore 6 Temporal Score 8.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 2
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Changed Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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VMware ESXi 6.7 without ESXi670-201811401-BG and VMware ESXi 6.5 without ESXi650-201811301-BG, VMware ESXi 6.0 without ESXi600-201811401-BG, VMware Workstation 15, VMware Workstation 14.1.3 or below, VMware Fusion 11, VMware Fusion 10.1.3 or below contain uninitialized stack memory usage in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter which may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6981

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 110
Os 3

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-11-12 Name : A virtualization application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host i...
File : macosx_fusion_vmsa_2018_0027.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105881
CONFIRM https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0027.html
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042054

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 02:19:59
  • Multiple Updates
2020-05-23 01:19:02
  • Multiple Updates
2019-02-05 21:19:39
  • Multiple Updates
2018-12-05 17:19:40
  • Multiple Updates
2018-12-04 17:19:51
  • First insertion