VMware Fusion 6.x < 6.0.5 / 7.x < 7.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2015-0001)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81183
SynopsisThe remote host contains a virtualization application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of VMware Fusion installed on the remote Mac OS X host is version 6.x prior to 6.0.5 or version 7.x prior to 7.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- An unspecified flaw exists that allows a local attacker to escalate privileges or cause a denial of service via an arbitrary write to a file. (CVE-2014-8370)
- An input validation error exists in the Host Guest File System (HGFS) that allows a local attacker to cause a denial of service of the guest operating system.
SolutionUpgrade to VMware Fusion 6.0.5 / 7.0.1 or later.