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VMSA-2018-0018: VMware Horizon View Agent, VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates resolve multiple security issues (CVE-2018-6972)

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VMSA-2018-0018: VMware Horizon View Agent, VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates resolve multiple security issues (CVE-2018-6972)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/25/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/07/2018
Modified
10/03/2018

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.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi55-upgrade-8934887
  • vmware-esxi60-upgrade-8934903
  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-8935087
  • vmware-esxi67-upgrade-8941472

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