VMware Workstation 14.x < 14.1.3 Speculative Execution Side Channel Vulnerability (Foreshadow) (VMSA-2018-0020) (Linux)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111757
SynopsisA virtualization application installed on the remote Linux host is affected by a speculative execution side channel vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of VMware Workstation installed on the remote Linux host is 14.x prior to 14.1.3. It is, therefore, affected by a speculative execution side channel attack known as L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF). An attacker who successfully exploited L1TF may be able to read privileged data across trust boundaries.
SolutionUpgrade to VMware Workstation version 14.1.3 or later.