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vulnerability alert CVE-2018-6972

VMware ESXi/Workstation: NULL pointer dereference via RPC Handler

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via RPC Handler of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Hacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 20/07/2018.
Références of this threat: CVE-2018-6972, VIGILANCE-VUL-26811, VMSA-2018-0018.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via RPC Handler of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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