VMware Fusion 8.x < 8.5.4 DoS Vulnerability (VMSA-2017-0015) (macOS)

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Synopsis :

A virtualization application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X
host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VMware Fusion installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X
host is 8.x prior to 8.5.4. It is, therefore, affected by a NULL pointer
dereference error related to handling RPC requests that allows an
attacker to crash a virtual machine.

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/in/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0015.html

Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Fusion version 8.5.4 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103373 ()

Bugtraq ID: 100842

CVE ID: CVE-2017-4925

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