CVE-2018-6957

LOW

Description

VMware Workstation (14.x before 14.1.1, 12.x) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.1 and 8.x) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability which can be triggered by opening a large number of VNC sessions. Note: In order for exploitation to be possible on Workstation and Fusion, VNC must be manually enabled.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103431

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040539

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0008.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-03-15

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-772

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.6

Severity: MEDIUM