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Vulnerability of VMware ESXi/Workstation: information disclosure via vmxnet3

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker, inside a guest system, can read a memory fragment via vmxnet3 of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to obtain sensitive information on the host system.
Vulnerable products: ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 09/11/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2018-AVI-542, CVE-2018-6981, CVE-2018-6982, VIGILANCE-VUL-27750, VMSA-2018-0027.

Description of the vulnerability 

A local attacker, inside a guest system, can read a memory fragment via vmxnet3 of VMware ESXi/Workstation, in order to obtain sensitive information on the host system.
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This security threat impacts software or systems such as ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness note is low.

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

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat alert.

Solutions for this threat 

VMware ESXi/Workstation: solution.
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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