CVE-2021-22045

high

Description

VMware ESXi (7.0, 6.7 before ESXi670-202111101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202110101-SG), VMware Workstation (16.2.0) and VMware Fusion (12.2.0) contains a heap-overflow vulnerability in CD-ROM device emulation. A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine with CD-ROM device emulation may be able to exploit this vulnerability in conjunction with other issues to execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine.

References

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0001.html

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165440/VMware-Security-Advisory-2022-0001.html

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-003/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2022-01-04

Updated: 2022-01-07

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 6

Exploitability Score: 1.1

Severity: HIGH