This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds write
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the vmw_kms_cursor_snoo() function in drivers/gpu/vmxgfx/vmxgfx_kms.c in vmwgfx VMWare driver. A local user can trigger an out-of-bounds write and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.