10 June 2020
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2020.1995 VMSA-2020-0012 - VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion updates address out-of-bounds read vulnerability 10 June 2020 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: VMware vSphere ESXi (ESXi) VMware Workstation Pro / Player (Workstation) VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion (Fusion) Publisher: VMWare Operating System: Windows UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Virtualisation Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2020-3960 Original Bulletin: https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2020-0012.html - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Advisory ID: VMSA-2020-0012 CVSSv3 Range: 7.1 Issue Date: 2020-06-09 Updated On: 2020-06-09 (Initial Advisory) CVE(s): CVE-2020-3960 Synopsis: VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion updates address out-of-bounds read vulnerability (CVE-2020-3960) 1. Impacted Products o VMware vSphere ESXi (ESXi) o VMware Workstation Pro / Player (Workstation) o VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion (Fusion) 2. Introduction An out-of-bounds read vulnerability affecting VMware hypervisors was privately reported to VMware. Updates are available to address this vulnerability in affected VMware products. 3. VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion out-of-bounds read vulnerability (CVE-2020-3960) Description VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in NVMe functionality. VMware has evaluated the severity of this issue to be in the Important severity range with a maximum CVSSv3 base score of 7.1. Known Attack Vendors A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to a virtual machine may be able to read privileged information contained in memory. Resolution To remediate CVE-2020-3960 apply the patches listed in the 'Fixed Version' column of the 'Response Matrix' below. Workarounds None. Additional Documentation None. Notes None. Acknowledgements VMware would like to thank Cfir Cohen of Google Cloud security for reporting this issue to us. Response Matrix Product Version Running CVE CVSSv3 Severity Fixed Version Workarounds Additional On Identifier Documentation ESXi 7.0 Any CVE-2020-3960 N/A N/A Unaffected N/A N/A ESXi 6.7 Any CVE-2020-3960 7.1 ESXi670-202006401-SG None None important ESXi 6.5 Any CVE-2020-3960 7.1 ESXi650-202005401-SG None None important Workstation 15.x Any CVE-2020-3960 7.1 15.5.5 None None important Fusion 11.x Any CVE-2020-3960 7.1 11.5.5 None None important 4. References ESXi 6.7 Patch ESXi670-202006401-SG https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/rn/esxi670-202006001.html# esxi670-202006401-sg-resolved ESXi 6.5 Patch ESXi650-202005401-SG https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/esxi650-202005001.html# esxi650-202005401-sg-resolved VMware Workstation Pro 15.5.5 https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadworkstation https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Pro/index.html VMware Fusion 11.5.5 https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadfusion https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Fusion/index.html Mitre CVE Dictionary Links: https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-3960 FIRST CVSSv3 Calculator: https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0#CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/ I:N/A:N 5. Change Log 2020-06-09 VMSA-2020-0012 Initial security advisory. 6. 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