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VMware Player: Vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0023) (CVE-2020-3995)

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VMware Player: Vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0023) (CVE-2020-3995)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/20/2020
Created
10/23/2020
Added
10/23/2020
Modified
11/02/2020

Description

In VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201908101-SG, 6.5 before ESXi650-202007101-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0), Fusion (11.x before 11.1.0), the VMCI host drivers used by VMware hypervisors contain a memory leak vulnerability. A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine may be able to trigger a memory leak issue resulting in memory resource exhaustion on the hypervisor if the attack is sustained for extended periods of time.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-15_1_0

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