Multiple vulnerabilities in VMware ESXi, Fusion, Workstation and Cloud Foundation



Published: 2020-06-25
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2020-3963
CVE-2020-3964
CVE-2020-3965
CWE-ID CWE-416
CWE-125
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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VMware ESXi
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

VMware Fusion
Client/Desktop applications / Virtualization software

VMware Workstation
Client/Desktop applications / Virtualization software

Cloud Foundation
Client/Desktop applications / Virtualization software

Vendor VMware, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU29302

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3963

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in PVNVRAM. A local attacker can read privileged information contained in hypervisor memory from a virtual machine.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

VMware ESXi: 6.5 - 7.0

VMware Fusion: 11.0.0 - 11.5.1

VMware Workstation: 15.0.0 - 15.5.1

Cloud Foundation: 3.0 - 4.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0015.html
http://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183917

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU29301

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3964

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 the EHCI USB controller. 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 - 7.0

VMware Fusion: 11.0.0 - 11.5.1

VMware Workstation: 15.0.0 - 15.5.1

Cloud Foundation: 3.0 - 4.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0015.html
http://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183918

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU29300

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3965

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 the XHCI USB controller. 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 - 7.0

VMware Fusion: 11.0.0 - 11.5.1

VMware Workstation: 15.0.0 - 15.5.1

Cloud Foundation: 3.0 - 4.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183919
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0015.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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