VMware Tools 10.x < 10.3.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2018-0017)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111220


A virtualization tool suite is installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities


The version of VMware Tools installed on the remote Windows host is 10.x prior to 10.3.0. It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to VMware Tools version 10.3.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111220

File Name: vmware_tools_win_vmsa_2018_0017.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/07/20

Updated: 2019/02/26

Dependencies: 105793, 57396, 108711

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-6969

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_tools

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6969

BID: 104737

VMSA: 2018-0017

IAVB: 2018-B-0089