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By the Year

In 2022 there have been 3 vulnerabilities in VMware Workstation with an average score of 6.8 out of ten. Last year Workstation had 4 security vulnerabilities published. At the current rates, it appears that the number of vulnerabilities last year and this year may equal out. Last year, the average CVE base score was greater by 0.18

Year Vulnerabilities Average Score
2022 3 6.80
2021 4 6.98
2020 19 6.48
2019 15 7.51
2018 12 7.51

It may take a day or so for new Workstation vulnerabilities to show up in the stats or in the list of recent security vulnerabilties. Additionally vulnerabilities may be tagged under a different product or component name.

Recent VMware Workstation Security Vulnerabilities

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.2.4) contains an unprotected storage of credentials vulnerability

CVE-2022-22983 5.9 - Medium - August 10, 2022

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.2.4) contains an unprotected storage of credentials vulnerability. A malicious actor with local user privileges to the victim machine may exploit this vulnerability leading to the disclosure of user passwords of the remote server connected through VMware Workstation.

Insufficiently Protected Credentials

VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion contain a double-fetch vulnerability in the UHCI USB controller

CVE-2021-22041 6.7 - Medium - February 16, 2022

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.

VMware ESXi (7.0

CVE-2021-22045 7.8 - High - January 04, 2022

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.

Memory Corruption

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-202006401-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG)

CVE-2020-3960 8.4 - High - September 15, 2021

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-202006401-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.5), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.5) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in NVMe functionality. A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to a virtual machine with a virtual NVMe controller present may be able to read privileged information contained in physical memory.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.1.2) and Horizon Client for Windows (5.x prior to 5.5.2) contain out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Cortado ThinPrint component (TTC Parser)

CVE-2021-21987 6.5 - Medium - May 24, 2021

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.1.2) and Horizon Client for Windows (5.x prior to 5.5.2) contain out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Cortado ThinPrint component (TTC Parser). A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine or remote desktop may be able to exploit these issues leading to information disclosure from the TPView process running on the system where Workstation or Horizon Client for Windows is installed.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.1.2) and Horizon Client for Windows (5.x prior to 5.5.2) contain out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Cortado ThinPrint component (JPEG2000 Parser)

CVE-2021-21988 6.5 - Medium - May 24, 2021

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.1.2) and Horizon Client for Windows (5.x prior to 5.5.2) contain out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Cortado ThinPrint component (JPEG2000 Parser). A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine or remote desktop may be able to exploit these issues leading to information disclosure from the TPView process running on the system where Workstation or Horizon Client for Windows is installed.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.1.2) and Horizon Client for Windows (5.x prior to 5.5.2) contain out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Cortado ThinPrint component (TTC Parser)

CVE-2021-21989 6.5 - Medium - May 24, 2021

VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.1.2) and Horizon Client for Windows (5.x prior to 5.5.2) contain out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Cortado ThinPrint component (TTC Parser). A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine or remote desktop may be able to exploit these issues leading to information disclosure from the TPView process running on the system where Workstation or Horizon Client for Windows is installed.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware ESXi (7.0 prior to ESXi70U1c-17325551)

CVE-2020-3999 6.5 - Medium - December 21, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 prior to ESXi70U1c-17325551), VMware Workstation (16.x prior to 16.0 and 15.x prior to 15.5.7), VMware Fusion (12.x prior to 12.0 and 11.x prior to 11.5.7) and VMware Cloud Foundation contain a denial of service vulnerability due to improper input validation in GuestInfo. A malicious actor with normal user privilege access to a virtual machine can crash the virtual machine's vmx process leading to a denial of service condition.

NULL Pointer Dereference

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi70U1b-17168206

CVE-2020-4004 8.2 - High - November 20, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi70U1b-17168206, 6.7 before ESXi670-202011101-SG, 6.5 before ESXi650-202011301-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.7), Fusion (11.x before 11.5.7) contain a use-after-free vulnerability in the XHCI 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.

Dangling pointer

In VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201908101-SG

CVE-2020-3995 5.3 - Medium - October 20, 2020

In VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201908101-SG, 6.5 before ESXi650-202007101-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0), Fusion (11.x before 11.1.0), the VMCI host drivers used by VMware hypervisors contain a memory leak vulnerability. A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine may be able to trigger a memory leak issue resulting in memory resource exhaustion on the hypervisor if the attack is sustained for extended periods of time.

Memory Leak

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.1-0.0.16850804

CVE-2020-3982 7.7 - High - October 20, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.1-0.0.16850804, 6.7 before ESXi670-202008101-SG, 6.5 before ESXi650-202007101-SG), Workstation (15.x), Fusion (11.x before 11.5.6) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability due to a time-of-check time-of-use issue in ACPI device. A malicious actor with administrative access to a virtual machine may be able to exploit this vulnerability to crash the virtual machine's vmx process or corrupt hypervisor's memory heap.

Memory Corruption

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.1-0.0.16850804

CVE-2020-3981 5.8 - Medium - October 20, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.1-0.0.16850804, 6.7 before ESXi670-202008101-SG, 6.5 before ESXi650-202007101-SG), Workstation (15.x), Fusion (11.x before 11.5.6) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability due to a time-of-check time-of-use issue in ACPI device. A malicious actor with administrative access to a virtual machine may be able to exploit this issue to leak memory from the vmx process.

TOCTTOU

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201907101-SG)

CVE-2020-3971 5.5 - Medium - June 25, 2020

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201907101-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.2), and Fusion (11.x before 11.0.2) contain a heap overflow vulnerability in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter. A malicious actor with local access to a virtual machine with a vmxnet3 network adapter present may be able to read privileged information contained in physical memory.

Memory Corruption

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3963 5.5 - Medium - June 25, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202006401-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain a use-after-free vulnerability in PVNVRAM. A malicious actor with local access to a virtual machine may be able to read privileged information contained in physical memory.

Dangling pointer

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3964 4.7 - Medium - June 25, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202006401-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain an information leak in the EHCI USB controller. A malicious actor with local access to a virtual machine may be able to read privileged information contained in the hypervisor's memory. Additional conditions beyond the attacker's control need to be present for exploitation to be possible.

Use of Uninitialized Resource

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3965 5.5 - Medium - June 25, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202006401-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain an information leak in the XHCI USB controller. A malicious actor with local access to a virtual machine may be able to read privileged information contained in hypervisor memory from a virtual machine.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3966 7.5 - High - June 25, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain a heap-overflow due to a race condition issue in the USB 2.0 controller (EHCI). A malicious actor with local access to a virtual machine may be able to exploit this vulnerability to execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine. Additional conditions beyond the attacker's control must be present for exploitation to be possible.

Race Condition

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3967 7.5 - High - June 25, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.5), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.5) contain a heap-overflow vulnerability in the USB 2.0 controller (EHCI). A malicious actor with local access to a virtual machine may be able to exploit this vulnerability to execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine. Additional conditions beyond the attacker's control must be present for exploitation to be possible.

Memory Corruption

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3968 8.2 - High - June 25, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.5), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.5) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the USB 3.0 controller (xHCI). A malicious actor with local administrative privileges on a virtual machine may be able to exploit this issue to crash the virtual machine's vmx process leading to a denial of service condition or execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine. Additional conditions beyond the attacker's control must be present for exploitation to be possible.

Memory Corruption

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3970 3.8 - Low - June 25, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.5), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.5) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Shader functionality. A malicious actor with non-administrative local access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled may be able to exploit this vulnerability to crash the virtual machine's vmx process leading to a partial denial of service condition.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3962 8.2 - High - June 24, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.5), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.5) contain a use-after-free vulnerability in the SVGA device. A malicious actor with local access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled may be able to exploit this vulnerability to execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine.

Dangling pointer

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839

CVE-2020-3969 7.8 - High - June 24, 2020

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.5), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.5) contain an off-by-one heap-overflow vulnerability in the SVGA device. A malicious actor with local access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled may be able to exploit this vulnerability to execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine. Additional conditions beyond the attacker's control must be present for exploitation to be possible.

off-by-five

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG)

CVE-2020-3959 3.3 - Low - May 29, 2020

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0) and VMware Fusion (11.x before 11.1.0) contain a memory leak vulnerability in the VMCI module. A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to a virtual machine may be able to crash the virtual machine's vmx process leading to a partial denial of service.

Buffer Overflow

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG)

CVE-2020-3958 5.5 - Medium - May 29, 2020

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2) and VMware Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability in the shader functionality. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with non-administrative access to a virtual machine to crash the virtual machine's vmx process leading to a denial of service condition.

Improper Input Validation

Linux Guest VMs running on VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain a local privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper file permissions in Cortado Thinprint

CVE-2020-3948 7.8 - High - March 16, 2020

Linux Guest VMs running on VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain a local privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper file permissions in Cortado Thinprint. Local attackers with non-administrative access to a Linux guest VM with virtual printing enabled may exploit this issue to elevate their privileges to root on the same guest VM.

Improper Privilege Management

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain a use-after vulnerability in vmnetdhcp

CVE-2020-3947 8.8 - High - March 16, 2020

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.2) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.2) contain a use-after vulnerability in vmnetdhcp. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to code execution on the host from the guest or may allow attackers to create a denial-of-service condition of the vmnetdhcp service running on the host machine.

Dangling pointer

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.1) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.1) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability in the RPC handler

CVE-2019-5542 7.7 - High - November 20, 2019

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.1) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.1) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability in the RPC handler. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to create a denial-of-service condition on their own VM.

Improper Input Validation

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.1) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.1) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000e virtual network adapter

CVE-2019-5541 9.1 - Critical - November 20, 2019

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.1) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.1) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000e virtual network adapter. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to code execution on the host from the guest or may allow attackers to create a denial-of-service condition on their own VM.

Memory Corruption

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.1) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.1) contain an information disclosure vulnerability in vmnetdhcp

CVE-2019-5540 7.7 - High - November 20, 2019

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.5.1) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.1) contain an information disclosure vulnerability in vmnetdhcp. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow an attacker on a guest VM to disclose sensitive information by leaking memory from the host process.

Memory Leak

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201908101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201910401-SG)

CVE-2019-5536 6.5 - Medium - October 28, 2019

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201908101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201910401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.0) and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.0) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability in the shader functionality. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to create a denial-of-service condition on their own VM. Exploitation of this issue require an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled. It is not enabled by default on ESXi and is enabled by default on Workstation and Fusion.

Improper Input Validation

VMware Workstation and Fusion contain a network denial-of-service vulnerability due to improper handling of certain IPv6 packets

CVE-2019-5535 4.7 - Medium - October 10, 2019

VMware Workstation and Fusion contain a network denial-of-service vulnerability due to improper handling of certain IPv6 packets. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Moderate severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 4.7.

Improper Input Validation

ESXi, Workstation, Fusion, VMRC and Horizon Client contain a use-after-free vulnerability in the virtual sound device

CVE-2019-5527 8.8 - High - October 10, 2019

ESXi, Workstation, Fusion, VMRC and Horizon Client contain a use-after-free vulnerability in the virtual sound device. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 8.5.

Dangling pointer

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001)

CVE-2019-5521 9.6 - Critical - September 20, 2019

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3 and 14.x before 14.1.6) and Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3 and 10.x before 10.1.6) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the pixel shader functionality. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to create a denial-of-service condition on the host. Exploitation of this issue require an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled. It is not enabled by default on ESXi and is enabled by default on Workstation and Fusion.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0) contains a DLL hijacking issue because some DLL files are improperly loaded by the application

CVE-2019-5526 7.8 - High - May 15, 2019

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0) contains a DLL hijacking issue because some DLL files are improperly loaded by the application. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to escalate their privileges to administrator on a windows host where Workstation is installed.

DLL preloading

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001)

CVE-2019-5520 5.9 - Medium - April 15, 2019

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3 and 14.x before 14.1.6), Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3 and 10.x before 10.1.6) updates address an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. Exploitation of this issue requires an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure.The workaround for this issue involves disabling the 3D-acceleration feature. This feature is not enabled by default on ESXi and is enabled by default on Workstation and Fusion.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001)

CVE-2019-5517 6.8 - Medium - April 15, 2019

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3 and 14.x before 14.1.6), Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3 and 10.x before 10.1.6) contain multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities in the shader translator. Exploitation of these issues requires an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled. Successful exploitation of these issues may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to create a denial-of-service condition on their own VM. The workaround for these issues involves disabling the 3D-acceleration feature. This feature is not enabled by default on ESXi and is enabled by default on Workstation and Fusion.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001)

CVE-2019-5516 6.8 - Medium - April 15, 2019

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3 and 14.x before 14.1.6), Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3 and 10.x before 10.1.6) updates address an out-of-bounds vulnerability with the vertex shader functionality. Exploitation of this issue requires an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to create a denial-of-service condition on their own VM. The workaround for this issue involves disabling the 3D-acceleration feature. This feature is not enabled by default on ESXi and is enabled by default on Workstation and Fusion.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3

CVE-2019-5515 8.8 - High - April 02, 2019

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3, 14.x before 14.1.6) and Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3, 10.x before 10.1.6) updates address an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000 and e1000e virtual network adapters. Exploitation of this issue may lead to code execution on the host from the guest but it is more likely to result in a denial of service of the guest.

Memory Corruption

VMware Workstation (14.x before 14.1.6) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.6) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000 virtual network adapter

CVE-2019-5524 8.8 - High - April 02, 2019

VMware Workstation (14.x before 14.1.6) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.6) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000 virtual network adapter. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

Memory Corruption

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201903001

CVE-2019-5519 6.8 - Medium - April 01, 2019

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201903001, 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001, 6.0 before ESXi600-201903001), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.4, 14.x before 14.1.7), Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3, 10.x before 10.1.6) contain a Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) vulnerability in the virtual USB 1.1 UHCI (Universal Host Controller Interface). Exploitation of this issue requires an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with a virtual USB controller present. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

TOCTTOU

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201903001

CVE-2019-5518 6.8 - Medium - April 01, 2019

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201903001, 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001, 6.0 before ESXi600-201903001), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.4, 14.x before 14.1.7), Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3, 10.x before 10.1.6) contain an out-of-bounds read/write vulnerability in the virtual USB 1.1 UHCI (Universal Host Controller Interface). Exploitation of this issue requires an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with a virtual USB controller present. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

Memory Corruption

VMware ESXi 6.7 without ESXi670-201811401-BG and VMware ESXi 6.5 without ESXi650-201811301-BG contain uninitialized stack memory usage in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter which may lead to an information leak

CVE-2018-6982 6.5 - Medium - December 04, 2018

VMware ESXi 6.7 without ESXi670-201811401-BG and VMware ESXi 6.5 without ESXi650-201811301-BG contain uninitialized stack memory usage in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter which may lead to an information leak from host to guest.

Use of Uninitialized Resource

VMware ESXi 6.7 without ESXi670-201811401-BG and VMware ESXi 6.5 without ESXi650-201811301-BG, VMware ESXi 6.0 without ESXi600-201811401-BG, VMware Workstation 15, VMware Workstation 14.1.3 or below, VMware Fusion 11, VMware Fusion 10.1.3 or below contain uninitialized stack memory usage in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter which may

CVE-2018-6981 8.8 - High - December 04, 2018

VMware ESXi 6.7 without ESXi670-201811401-BG and VMware ESXi 6.5 without ESXi650-201811301-BG, VMware ESXi 6.0 without ESXi600-201811401-BG, VMware Workstation 15, VMware Workstation 14.1.3 or below, VMware Fusion 11, VMware Fusion 10.1.3 or below contain uninitialized stack memory usage in the vmxnet3 virtual network adapter which may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

Use of Uninitialized Resource

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.0.2 and 14.x before 14.1.5) and Fusion (11.x before 11.0.2 and 10.x before 10.1.5) contain an integer overflow vulnerability in the virtual network devices

CVE-2018-6983 8.8 - High - November 27, 2018

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.0.2 and 14.x before 14.1.5) and Fusion (11.x before 11.0.2 and 10.x before 10.1.5) contain an integer overflow vulnerability in the virtual network devices. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

Integer Overflow or Wraparound

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201810101-SG

CVE-2018-6974 8.8 - High - October 16, 2018

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201810101-SG, 6.5 before ESXi650-201808401-BG, and 6.0 before ESXi600-201808401-BG), Workstation (14.x before 14.1.3) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.3) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in SVGA device. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware ESXi (6.7

CVE-2018-6977 6.5 - Medium - October 09, 2018

VMware ESXi (6.7, 6.5, 6.0), Workstation (15.x and 14.x) and Fusion (11.x and 10.x) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability due to an infinite loop in a 3D-rendering shader. Successfully exploiting this issue may allow an attacker with normal user privileges in the guest to make the VM unresponsive, and in some cases, possibly result other VMs on the host or the host itself becoming unresponsive.

Infinite Loop

VMware Workstation (14.x before 14.1.3) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.3) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000 device

CVE-2018-6973 8.8 - High - August 15, 2018

VMware Workstation (14.x before 14.1.3) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.3) contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the e1000 device. This issue may allow a guest to execute code on the host.

Memory Corruption

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG

CVE-2018-6972 6.5 - Medium - July 25, 2018

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG, 6.5 before ESXi650-201806401-BG, 6.0 before ESXi600-201806401-BG and 5.5 before ESXi550-201806401-BG), Workstation (14.x before 14.1.2), and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.2) contain a denial-of-service vulnerability due to NULL pointer dereference issue in RPC handler. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

NULL Pointer Dereference

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG)

CVE-2018-6967 8.1 - High - July 09, 2018

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG), Workstation (14.x before 14.1.2), and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.2) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the shader translator. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs, a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-6965 and CVE-2018-6966.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG)

CVE-2018-6966 8.1 - High - July 09, 2018

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG), Workstation (14.x before 14.1.2), and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.2) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the shader translator. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs, a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-6965 and CVE-2018-6967.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG)

CVE-2018-6965 8.1 - High - July 09, 2018

VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201806401-BG), Workstation (14.x before 14.1.2), and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.2) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the shader translator. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs, a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-6966 and CVE-2018-6967.

Out-of-bounds Read

VMware Workstation (14.x before 14.1.2) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.2) contain multiple denial-of-service vulnerabilities

CVE-2018-6963 5.5 - Medium - May 22, 2018

VMware Workstation (14.x before 14.1.2) and Fusion (10.x before 10.1.2) contain multiple denial-of-service vulnerabilities that occur due to NULL pointer dereference issues in the RPC handler. Successful exploitation of these issues may allow an attacker with limited privileges on the guest machine trigger a denial-of-Service of their guest machine.

NULL Pointer Dereference

Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and branch prediction may

CVE-2017-5753 5.6 - Medium - January 04, 2018

Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis.

Side Channel Attack

VMware ESXi (6.0 before ESXi600-201711101-SG, 5.5 ESXi550-201709101-SG), Workstation (12.x before 12.5.8), and Fusion (8.x before 8.5.9) contain a vulnerability

CVE-2017-4941 8.8 - High - December 20, 2017

VMware ESXi (6.0 before ESXi600-201711101-SG, 5.5 ESXi550-201709101-SG), Workstation (12.x before 12.5.8), and Fusion (8.x before 8.5.9) contain a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated VNC session to cause a stack overflow via a specific set of VNC packets. Successful exploitation of this issue could result in remote code execution in a virtual machine via the authenticated VNC session. Note: In order for exploitation to be possible in ESXi, VNC must be manually enabled in a virtual machine's .vmx configuration file. In addition, ESXi must be configured to allow VNC traffic through the built-in firewall.

Buffer Overflow

VMware ESXi 6.5 without patch ESXi650-201707101-SG

CVE-2017-4925 5.5 - Medium - September 15, 2017

VMware ESXi 6.5 without patch ESXi650-201707101-SG, ESXi 6.0 without patch ESXi600-201706101-SG, ESXi 5.5 without patch ESXi550-201709101-SG, Workstation (12.x before 12.5.3), Fusion (8.x before 8.5.4) contain a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability. This issue occurs when handling guest RPC requests. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

NULL Pointer Dereference

Memory leak in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.44, and 1.4.x before 1.4.3

CVE-2010-2249 6.5 - Medium - June 30, 2010

Memory leak in pngrutil.c in libpng before 1.2.44, and 1.4.x before 1.4.3, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a PNG image containing malformed Physical Scale (aka sCAL) chunks.

Memory Leak

Buffer overflow in pngpread.c in libpng before 1.2.44 and 1.4.x before 1.4.3, as used in progressive applications, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PNG image

CVE-2010-1205 9.8 - Critical - June 30, 2010

Buffer overflow in pngpread.c in libpng before 1.2.44 and 1.4.x before 1.4.3, as used in progressive applications, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PNG image that triggers an additional data row.

Classic Buffer Overflow

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