Executive Summary

Summary
Title - VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address an out-of-bounds read vulnerability
Informations
Name VMSA-2018-0026 First vendor Publication 2018-10-16
Vendor VMware Last vendor Modification 2018-10-16
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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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Detail

Out-of-bounds read vulnerability in SVGA Device

VMware ESXi, Fusion and Workstation contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in SVGA 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-2018-6974 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-2018-0026.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1
Application 108
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-10-26 Name : A virtualization application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host i...
File : macosx_fusion_vmsa_2018_0026.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 13:03:46
  • Multiple Updates
2018-10-17 00:22:05
  • Multiple Updates
2018-10-16 21:19:09
  • First insertion