CVE-2020-3972

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Description

VMware Tools for macOS (11.x.x and prior before 11.1.1) contains a denial-of-service vulnerability in the Host-Guest File System (HGFS) implementation. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with non-admin privileges on guest macOS virtual machines to create a denial-of-service condition on their own VMs.

References

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0014.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-06-19

Updated: 2021-09-08

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: 3.3

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

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
137839VMware Tools < 11.1.1 Denial-of-Service Vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0014) (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
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