VMware ESXi/Workstation/Fusion Shader out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability has been found in VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion (Virtualization Software) (affected version unknown) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component Shader Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-125. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

VMware ESXi (7.0 before ESXi_7.0.0-1.20.16321839, 6.7 before ESXi670-202004101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202005401-SG), Workstation (15.x before 15.5.5), and Fusion (11.x before 11.5.5) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Shader functionality. A malicious actor with non-administrative local access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled may be able to exploit this vulnerability to crash the virtual machine's vmx process leading to a partial denial of service condition.

The weakness was shared 06/25/2020 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at vmware.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-3970 since 12/30/2019. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 157244, 157245, 157273 and 157274 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.7

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Class: Information disclosure (CWE-125)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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12/30/2019 CVE assigned
06/25/2020 +178 days Advisory disclosed
06/26/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
10/27/2020 +123 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.vmware.com/

Advisory: vmware.com
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CVE: CVE-2020-3970 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20060413
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Created: 06/26/2020 01:01 PM
Updated: 10/27/2020 10:15 AM
Changes: (1) advisory_confirm_url
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