VMware Workstation 15.x < 15.5.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2020-0004) (Linux)

high Nessus Plugin ID 134626


A virtualization application installed on the remote Linux host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of VMware Workstation installed on the remote Linux host is 15.x prior to 15.5.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnernabilities. 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 Workstation version 15.5.2, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134626

File Name: vmware_workstation_linux_vmsa_2020_0004.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: General

Published: 3/16/2020

Updated: 1/12/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-3947


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:workstation

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, Host/VMware Workstation/Version

Excluded KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/16/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/16/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5543, CVE-2020-3947, CVE-2020-3948

VMSA: 2020-0004