CVE-2017-4925

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Description

VMware ESXi 6.5 without patch ESXi650-201707101-SG, ESXi 6.0 without patch ESXi600-201706101-SG, ESXi 5.5 without patch ESXi550-201709101-SG, Workstation (12.x before 12.5.3), Fusion (8.x before 8.5.4) contain a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability. This issue occurs when handling guest RPC requests. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100842

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039367

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039368

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-15

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 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
103375ESXi 5.5 < Build 6480267 RPC NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0015) (remote check)NessusMisc.
medium
103373VMware Fusion 8.x < 8.5.4 DoS Vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0015) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
medium
103357VMSA-2017-0015 : VMware ESXi, vCenter Server, Fusion and Workstation updates resolve multiple security vulnerabilitiesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
102698ESXi 6.0 < Build 5485776 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2017-0015) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high