VMware Workstation 12.x < 12.5.6 vstor2 Driver NULL Pointer Dereference DoS (VMSA-2017-0009)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100418
SynopsisA virtualization application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of VMware Workstation installed on the remote Windows host is 12.x prior to 12.5.5. It is, therefore, affected by a NULL pointer dereference flaw in the vstor2 driver. A local attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition.
SolutionUpgrade to VMware Workstation version 12.5.6 or later.