Information disclosure in VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion



Published: 2020-06-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-3960
CWE-ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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VMware ESXi
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

VMware Workstation
Client/Desktop applications / Virtualization software

VMware Fusion
Client/Desktop applications / Virtualization software

Vendor VMware, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU28991

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3960

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in NVMe functionality. A local attacker can trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

VMware ESXi: 6.5 - 6.7

VMware Workstation: 15.0.0 - 15.5.2

VMware Fusion: 11.0.0 - 11.5.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0012.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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