Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
Title - VMware Workstation and Fusion updates address an out-of-bounds write issue
Informations
Name VMSA-2018-0022 First vendor Publication 2018-08-14
Vendor VMware Last vendor Modification 2018-08-14
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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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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Detail

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

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

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-08-20 Name : 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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Date Informations
2018-10-16 00:22:00
  • Multiple Updates
2018-08-15 17:21:46
  • Multiple Updates
2018-08-15 09:19:51
  • First insertion