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Vulnerability of VMware ESXi/Workstation: denial of service via GuestInfo

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can trigger a fatal error via GuestInfo of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
Vulnerable systems: ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity of this threat: 1/4.
Creation date: 18/12/2020.
Références of this weakness: CERTFR-2020-AVI-831, CVE-2020-3999, VIGILANCE-VUL-34166, VMSA-2020-0029, ZDI-20-1450.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can trigger a fatal error via GuestInfo of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
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This cybersecurity threat impacts software or systems such as ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat note 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 security threat.

Solutions for this threat 

VMware ESXi/Workstation: fixed versions for GuestInfo.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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