VMware Workstation 9.x < 9.0.1 VMX Process DoS (VMSA-2014-0001)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 72040
SynopsisThe remote host has a virtualization application that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of VMware Workstation installed on the remote host is version 9.x prior to 9.0.1. It is, therefore, reportedly affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to an issue with handling invalid ports that could allow a guest user to crash the VMX process.
SolutionUpgrade to VMware Workstation 9.0.1 or later.