VMware Fusion 8.x < 8.5.8 SVGA Code Execution 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 code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VMware Fusion installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X
host is 8.x prior to 8.5.8. It is, therefore, affected by an out-of-
bounds write error related to SVGA devices that allows a guest virtual
machine to execute code on the host.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VMware Fusion version 8.5.8 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103374 ()

Bugtraq ID: 100843

CVE ID: CVE-2017-4924

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