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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2018-6977

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.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Hacker's origin: user shell.
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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