VMware Workstation 15.0.x < 15.5.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2020-0004)

high Nessus Plugin ID 134627


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


The version of VMware Workstation installed on the remote Windows host is 15.0.x prior to 15.5.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities. Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update to VMware Workstation version 15.5.2, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134627

File Name: vmware_workstation_vmsa_2020_0004.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/16/2020

Updated: 1/12/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

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: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/VMware Workstation

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2020

Reference Information

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

VMSA: 2020-0004