Vulnerability CVE-2019-5525


Published: 2019-06-06

Description:
VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0) contains a use-after-free vulnerability in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) backend. A malicious user with normal user privileges on the guest machine may exploit this issue in conjunction with other issues to execute code on the Linux host where Workstation is installed.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

Vendor: Vmware
Product: Workstation 
Version:
15.0.4
15.0.3
15.0.2
15.0.1
15.0.0

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108674
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0009.html

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