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VMSA-2022-0004: (CVE-2021-22042)

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VMSA-2022-0004: (CVE-2021-22042)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/16/2022
Created
09/12/2022
Added
09/12/2022
Modified
09/12/2022

Description

VMware ESXi contains an unauthorized access vulnerability due to VMX having access to settingsd authorization tickets. A malicious actor with privileges within the VMX process only, may be able to access settingsd service running as a high privileged user.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi701-upgrade-19324898

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