Vulnerability CVE-2018-6972


Published: 2018-07-25

Description:
VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG, 6.5 before ESXi650-201806401-BG, 6.0 before ESXi600-201806401-BG and 5.5 before ESXi550-201806401-BG), Workstation (14.x before 14.1.2), and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.2) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability due to NULL pointer dereference issue in RPC handler. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

Vendor: Vmware
Product: ESXI 
Version: 6.0; 5.5;
Product: Fusion 

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4/10
2.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104884
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041356
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041357
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0018.html

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