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Vulnerability of 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.
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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This computer weakness announce impacts software or systems such as ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security alert is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

VMware ESXi/Workstation: patch for RPC Handler.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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