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VMware Workstation: Vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0029) (CVE-2020-3999)

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VMware Workstation: Vulnerability (VMSA-2020-0029) (CVE-2020-3999)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/21/2020
Created
01/05/2021
Added
01/04/2021
Modified
01/04/2021

Description

VMware ESXi (7.0 prior to ESXi70U1c-17325551), VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.0 and 15.x prior to 15.5.7), VMware Fusion (12.x prior to 12.0 and 11.x prior to 11.5.7) and VMware Cloud Foundation contain a denial of service vulnerability due to improper input validation in GuestInfo. A malicious actor with normal user privilege access to a virtual machine can crash the virtual machine's vmx process leading to a denial of service condition.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-workstation-upgrade-15_5_7

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