CVE-2017-4924

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Description

VMware ESXi (ESXi 6.5 without patch ESXi650-201707101-SG), Workstation (12.x before 12.5.7) and Fusion (8.x before 8.5.8) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in SVGA device. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100843

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039365

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039366

https://0patch.blogspot.com/2017/10/micropatching-hypervisor-with-running.html

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0015.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-15

Updated: 2017-10-10

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 6

Exploitability Score: 2

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
103380VMware Workstation 12.x < 12.5.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2017-0015)NessusWindows
high
103379VMware Workstation 12.x < 12.5.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2017-0015) (Linux)NessusGeneral
high
103376ESXi 6.5 < Build 5969300 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2017-0015) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
103374VMware Fusion 8.x < 8.5.8 SVGA Code Execution Vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0015) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
103357VMSA-2017-0015 : VMware ESXi, vCenter Server, Fusion and Workstation updates resolve multiple security vulnerabilitiesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high