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VMware VMware Tools: Out of bounds read vulnerability (VMSA-2019-0009) (CVE-2019-5522)

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VMware VMware Tools: Out of bounds read vulnerability (VMSA-2019-0009) (CVE-2019-5522)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/06/2019
Created
01/29/2020
Added
01/23/2020
Modified
01/23/2020

Description

VMware Tools for Windows update addresses an out of bounds read vulnerability in vm3dmp driver which is installed with vmtools in Windows guest machines. This issue is present in versions 10.2.x and 10.3.x prior to 10.3.10. A local attacker with non-administrative access to a Windows guest with VMware Tools installed may be able to leak kernel information or create a denial of service attack on the same Windows guest machine.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-vmware_tools-upgrade-10_3_10

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