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VMSA-2018-0027: VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address uninitialized stack memory usage (CVE-2018-6981)

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VMSA-2018-0027: VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address uninitialized stack memory usage (CVE-2018-6981)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/13/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/13/2018
Modified
02/06/2019

Description

VMware ESXi 6.7 without ESXi670-201811401-BG and VMware ESXi 6.5 without ESXi650-201811301-BG, VMware ESXi 6.0 without ESXi600-201811401-BG, VMware Workstation 15, VMware Workstation 14.1.3 or below, VMware Fusion 11, VMware Fusion 10.1.3 or below contain uninitialized stack memory usage in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter which may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi60-upgrade-10719132
  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-10719125
  • vmware-esxi67-upgrade-10764712

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