VMSA-2018-0016 : VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 110902
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Synopsis

The remote VMware ESXi host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion contain multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities in the shader translator. Successful exploitation of these issues may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

VMware would like to thank RanchoIce of Tencent ZhanluLab (CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, CVE-2018-6967) and a member of Cisco Talos (CVE-2018-6965) for independently reporting these issues to us.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifiers CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, and CVE-2018-6967 to these issues.

Solution

Apply the missing patches.

See Also

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2018/000418.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110902

File Name: vmware_VMSA-2018-0016.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 7/3/2018

Updated: 9/26/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:esxi:6.7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/VMware/release, Host/VMware/version

Patch Publication Date: 6/28/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, CVE-2018-6967

VMSA: 2018-0016