CVE-2019-5525

high
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Description

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0) contains a use-after-free vulnerability in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) backend. A malicious user with normal user privileges on the guest machine may exploit this issue in conjunction with other issues to execute code on the Linux host where Workstation is installed.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108674

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0009.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-06-06

Updated: 2019-06-10

Type: CWE-416

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

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
125883VMware Workstation (Linux) 15.0.x < 15.1.0 Use After Free Vulnerability (VMSA-2019-0009)NessusGeneral
high