VMware Workstation 15.0.x < 15.5.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2020-0005)

High Nessus Plugin ID 134973


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: 134973

File Name: vmware_workstation_vmsa_2020_0005.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: General

Published: 2020/03/27

Updated: 2020/04/23

Dependencies: 26201

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-3950

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:workstation

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/VMware Workstation

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/03/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/17

Exploitable With

Metasploit (VMware Fusion USB Arbitrator Setuid Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-3950, CVE-2020-3951

VMSA: 2020-0005

IAVA: 2020-A-0119