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VMware vCenter Server: CVE-2022-31696 (VMSA-2022-0030)

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VMware vCenter Server: CVE-2022-31696 (VMSA-2022-0030)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/13/2022
Created
01/24/2023
Added
01/23/2023
Modified
02/14/2024

Description

VMware ESXi contains a memory corruption vulnerability that exists in the way it handles a network socket. A malicious actor with local access to ESXi may exploit this issue to corrupt memory leading to an escape of the ESXi sandbox.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-vcenter-server-upgrade-latest

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