CVE-2018-6974

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Description

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201810101-SG, 6.5 before ESXi650-201808401-BG, and 6.0 before ESXi600-201808401-BG), Workstation (14.x before 14.1.3) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.3) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in SVGA device. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105660

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041875

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041876

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0026.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-10-16

Updated: 2019-02-14

Type: CWE-125

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
118467VMware Workstation 14.x < 14.1.3 Out-of-Bounds Read Vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0026)NessusWindows
high
118466ESXi 6.0 / 6.5 / 6.7 Out-of-Bounds Read Vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0026) (Remote Check)NessusMisc.
high
118465VMware Fusion 10.x < 10.1.3 Out-of-Bounds Read Vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0026) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
118464VMware Workstation 14.x < 14.1.3 Out-of-Bounds Read Vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0026) (Linux)NessusGeneral
high
118360VMSA-2018-0026 : VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address an out-of-bounds read vulnerabilityNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high