CVE-2020-4008

LOW

Description

The installer of the macOS Sensor for VMware Carbon Black Cloud prior to 3.5.1 handles certain files in an insecure way. A malicious actor who has local access to the endpoint on which a macOS sensor is going to be installed, may overwrite a limited number of files with output from the sensor installation.

References

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0028.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-12-16

Updated: 2020-12-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.6

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

Impact Score: 5.2

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH