|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Exploitation vector||Local network|
|Public exploit||Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.|
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing packets within the OpenSLP service. A remote non-authenticated attacker on the local network can send specially crafted SLP messages to port 427/tcp, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
VMware ESXi: 6.5 - ESXi_7.0.1-0.0.16850804CPE2.3
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?