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VMSA-2022-0004: (CVE-2021-22043)

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VMSA-2022-0004: (CVE-2021-22043)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/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 a TOCTOU (Time-of-check Time-of-use) vulnerability that exists in the way temporary files are handled. A malicious actor with access to settingsd, may exploit this issue to escalate their privileges by writing arbitrary files.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi701-upgrade-19324898

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