Vulnerability identifier: #VU22739
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: VMware, Inc
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input via the e1000e virtual network adapter. A remote administrator can trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system, or create a denial-of-service (DoS) condition on their own VM.
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Vulnerable software versions
VMware Workstation: 15.0.0 - 15.5.0
VMware Fusion: 11.0.0 - 11.5.0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.