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VMware Security Advisory 2018-0016

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0016
Posted Jun 29, 2018
Authored by VMware | Site vmware.com

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0016 - VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
advisories | CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, CVE-2018-6967
MD5 | 9e77b1bff964e74c1f3bb1b38b506d8d

VMware Security Advisory 2018-0016

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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0016
Severity: Important
Synopsis: VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address
multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities
Issue date: 2018-06-28
Updated on: 2018-06-28 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number: 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 Releases

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 Running Replace with/ Mitigation/
Product Version on Severity Apply patch Workaround
=========== ======= ======= ======== ============= ==========
ESXi 6.7 Any Important ESXi670-201806401-BG None
ESXi 6.5 Any N/A not affected N/A
ESXi 6.0 Any N/A not affected N/A
ESXi 5.5 Any N/A not affected N/A
Workstation 14.x Any Important 14.1.2 None
Fusion 10.x OS X Important 10.1.2 None

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


5. References

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6965
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6966
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6967
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/55920

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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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7. Contact

E-mail list for product security notifications and announcements:
http://lists.vmware.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/security-announce

This Security Advisory is posted to the following lists:

security-announce@lists.vmware.com
bugtraq@securityfocus.com
fulldisclosure@seclists.org

E-mail: security@vmware.com
PGP key at: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1055

VMware Security Advisories
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories

VMware Security Response Policy
https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/security_response.html

VMware Lifecycle Support Phases
https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/lifecycle.html

VMware Security & Compliance Blog
https://blogs.vmware.com/security

Twitter
https://twitter.com/VMwareSRC

Copyright 2018 VMware Inc. All rights reserved.


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