VMSA-2018-0016:VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

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CVE-2018-6965,CVE-2018-6966,CVE-2018-6967

VMSA-2018-0016

VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

VMware Security Advisory
 
VMware Security Advisory Advisory ID:
 VMSA-2018-0016
VMware Security Advisory Severity:
Important
VMware Security Advisory Synopsis:
VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities
VMware Security Advisory Issue date:
 2018-06-28 (Initial Advisory)
VMware Security Advisory Updated on:
 2018-06-28
VMware Security Advisory CVE numbers:
 CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, CVE-2018-6967
1. Summary

VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

 
2. Relevant Products
  • VMware vSphere ESXi (ESXi)
  • VMware Workstation Pro / Player (Workstation)
  • VMware Fusion Pro, Fusion (Fusion)
 
3. Problem Description

ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

 

VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion contain multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities in the shader translator. Successful exploitation of these issues may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

 

VMware would like to thank RanchoIce of Tencent ZhanluLab (CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, CVE-2018-6967) and a member of Cisco Talos (CVE-2018-6965) for independently reporting these issues to us.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifiers CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, and CVE-2018-6967 to these issues.

 

Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is available.

VMware Product
Product Version
Running on
Severity
Replace with/ Apply Patch
Mitigation/ Workaround
VMware ProductESXi
Product Version6.7
Running on Any
SeverityImportant
Replace with/ Apply PatchESXi670-201806401-BG
Mitigation/ WorkaroundNone
VMware ProductESXi
Product Version6.5
Running on Any
SeverityN/A
Replace with/ Apply Patchnot affected
Mitigation/ WorkaroundN/A
VMware ProductESXi
Product Version6.0
Running on Any
SeverityN/A
Replace with/ Apply Patchnot affected
Mitigation/ WorkaroundN/A
VMware ProductESXi
Product Version5.5
Running on Any
SeverityN/A
Replace with/ Apply Patchnot affected
Mitigation/ WorkaroundN/A
VMware ProductWorkstation
Product Version14.x
Running on Any
SeverityImportant
Replace with/ Apply Patch14.1.2
Mitigation/ WorkaroundNone
VMware ProductFusion
Product Version10.x
Running on OS X
SeverityImportant
Replace with/ Apply Patch10.1.2
Mitigation/ WorkaroundNone

 

 

4. Solution

 

Please review the patch/release notes for your product and version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

 

ESXi 6.7  
Downloads:  
https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch   
Documentation:  
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/55920
   
VMware Workstation Pro 14.1.2
Downloads and Documentation:
https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadworkstation
https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Pro/index.html

 

VMware Workstation Player 14.1.2   
Downloads and Documentation:
https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer
https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Player/index.html

 

VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion 10.1.2
Downloads and Documentation:  
https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadfusion  
https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Fusion/index.html  

 

6. Change log

 

2018-06-28: VMSA-2018-0016

Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of ESXi 6.7 patches on 2018-06-28.

 

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