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VMSA-2022-0001: heap-overflow vulnerability (CVE-2021-22045)

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VMSA-2022-0001: heap-overflow vulnerability (CVE-2021-22045)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/04/2022
Created
03/12/2022
Added
03/11/2022
Modified
03/11/2022

Description

VMware ESXi (7.0, 6.7 before ESXi670-202111101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202110101-SG), VMware Workstation (16.2.0) and VMware Fusion (12.2.0) contains a heap-overflow vulnerability in CD-ROM device emulation. A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine with CD-ROM device emulation may be able to exploit this vulnerability in conjunction with other issues to execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-18678235
  • vmware-esxi67-upgrade-18828794
  • vmware-esxi70-upgrade-19193900

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