VMware Fusion 10.x < 10.1.1 Denial of Service Vulnerability (VMSA-2018-0008) (macOS)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 118981

Synopsis

A virtualisation application installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The version of VMware Fusion installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is 10.x prior to 10.1.1. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability which can be triggered by opening a large number of VNC sessions. In order for exploitation to be possible, VNC feature must be manually enabled.

Solution

Upgrade to VMware Fusion version 10.1.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0008.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 118981

File Name: macosx_fusion_vmsa_2018_0008.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2018/11/16

Updated: 2019/11/01

Dependencies: 50828

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-6957

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 2018/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6957

BID: 103431

VMSA: 2018-0008