CVE-2019-5541

MEDIUM

Description

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.1) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.1) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000e virtual network adapter. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to code execution on the host from the guest or may allow attackers to create a denial-of-service condition on their own VM.

References

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0021.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-11-20

Updated: 2019-11-25

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 6

Exploitability Score: 2.3

Severity: CRITICAL