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VMSA-2022-0004: Double-fetch vulnerability in UHCI USB controller (CVE-2021-22041)

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VMSA-2022-0004: Double-fetch vulnerability in UHCI USB controller (CVE-2021-22041)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/16/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
07/25/2022
Modified
07/25/2022

Description

VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion contain a double-fetch vulnerability in the UHCI USB controller. A malicious actor with local administrative privileges on a virtual machine may exploit this issue to execute code as the virtual machine's VMX process running on the host.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-19092475
  • vmware-esxi67-upgrade-18828794
  • vmware-esxi701-upgrade-19324898
  • vmware-esxi702-upgrade-19290878
  • vmware-esxi703-upgrade-19193900

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