Vulnerability CVE-2021-22045


Published: 2022-01-04   Modified: 2022-01-05

Description:
VMware ESXi (7.0, 6.7 before ESXi670-202111101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202110101-SG), VMware Workstation (16.2.0) and VMware Fusion (12.2.0) contains a heap-overflow vulnerability in CD-ROM device emulation. A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine with CD-ROM device emulation may be able to exploit this vulnerability in conjunction with other issues to execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine.

Type:

CWE-787

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Vmware -> Cloud foundation 
Vmware -> Fusion 
Vmware -> Workstation 
Vmware -> ESXI 

 References:
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0001.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165440/VMware-Security-Advisory-2022-0001.html
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-003/

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