Vulnerability CVE-2018-6977


Published: 2018-10-09

Description:
VMware ESXi (6.7, 6.5, 6.0), Workstation (15.x and 14.x) and Fusion (11.x and 10.x) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability due to an infinite loop in a 3D-rendering shader. Successfully exploiting this issue may allow an attacker with normal user privileges in the guest to make the VM unresponsive, and in some cases, possibly result other VMs on the host or the host itself becoming unresponsive.

Type:

CWE-400

(Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion'))

Vendor: Vmware
Product: ESXI 
Version:
6.7
6.5
6.0

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105549
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041821
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041822
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0025.html

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