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Vulnerability of VMware ESXi/Workstation: infinite loop via 3D-rendering Shader

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can generate an infinite loop via 3D-rendering Shader of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/10/2018.
Références of this threat: CVE-2018-6977, TALOS-2018-0589, VIGILANCE-VUL-27453.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can generate an infinite loop via 3D-rendering Shader of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
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This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability alert is medium.

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 computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

VMware ESXi/Workstation: workaround for 3D-rendering Shader.
A workaround is indicated in the information source.
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