VMware Fusion 10.x < 10.1.3 Out-of-Bounds Read Vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0026) (macOS)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118465
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Synopsis

A virtualization application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability.

Description

The version of VMware Fusion installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is 10.x prior to 10.1.3. It is, therefore, affected by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in SVGA devices. An attacker with access to a guest system may be able to execute code on the host system by leveraging this vulnerability.

Solution

Upgrade to VMware Fusion version 10.1.3 or later.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0026.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118465

File Name: macosx_fusion_vmsa_2018_0026.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 10/26/2018

Updated: 11/1/2019

Dependencies: macosx_fusion_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-6974

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:fusion

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, installed_sw/VMware Fusion

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/16/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/16/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6974

BID: 105660

VMSA: 2018-0026