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Vulnerability of VMware ESXi, VMware vCenter Server: denial of service via Authentication Services

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Authentication Services of VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: ESXi, vCenter Server, VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 24/08/2020.
Références of this weakness: CERTFR-2020-AVI-520, CVE-2020-3976, VIGILANCE-VUL-33140, VMSA-2020-0018.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Authentication Services of VMware ESXi...
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This computer vulnerability impacts software or systems such as ESXi, vCenter Server, VMware vSphere Hypervisor.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Fixes for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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