CVE-2020-3999

medium

Description

VMware ESXi (7.0 prior to ESXi70U1c-17325551), VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.0 and 15.x prior to 15.5.7), VMware Fusion (12.x prior to 12.0 and 11.x prior to 11.5.7) and VMware Cloud Foundation contain a denial of service vulnerability due to improper input validation in GuestInfo. A malicious actor with normal user privilege access to a virtual machine can crash the virtual machine's vmx process leading to a denial of service condition.

References

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0029.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-12-21

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-476

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: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 4

Exploitability Score: 2

Severity: MEDIUM