VMware ESXi/Workstation/Fusion Vertex Shader out-of-bounds read
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion (Virtualization Software) (affected version not known). Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the component Vertex Shader. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-125. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The bug was discovered 04/11/2019. The weakness was presented 04/15/2019 by Richard Zhu with Fluoroacetate (Website). The advisory is available at vmware.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2019-5516 since 01/07/2019. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.
The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 371743 (VMware Workstation (14.x,15.x), Fusion (10.x,11.x) Multiple Out-of-Bounds Read Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2019-0006)).
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
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VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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ExploitingClass: Information disclosure
Status: Not defined
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03/21/2019 +73 days 🔍
04/11/2019 +21 days 🔍
04/15/2019 +4 days 🔍
04/16/2019 +1 days 🔍
05/29/2020 +409 days 🔍
Researcher: Richard Zhu
CVE: CVE-2019-5516 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 107541 - Multiple VMware Products CVE-2019-5518 Out of Bounds Read Write Local Code Execution Vulnerability
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20060413
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EntryCreated: 04/16/2019 10:39 AM
Updated: 05/29/2020 06:56 PM
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