Vulnerability CVE-2019-5521


Published: 2019-09-20

Description:
VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3 and 14.x before 14.1.6) and Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3 and 10.x before 10.1.6) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the pixel shader functionality. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to create a denial-of-service condition on the host. Exploitation of this issue require an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled. It is not enabled by default on ESXi and is enabled by default on Workstation and Fusion.

Type:

CWE-125

(Out-of-bounds Read)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.5/10
4.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
Partial
Affected software
Vmware -> Fusion 
Vmware -> Workstation 
Vmware -> ESXI 

 References:
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2019-0757
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0012.html

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