DescriptionVMware Tools (10.x and prior before 10.3.0) contains an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in HGFS. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers to escalate their privileges on the guest VMs. In order to be able to exploit this issue, file sharing must be enabled.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.
|CaaS Platform 1.0||open-vm-tools||Affected|
|CaaS Platform 2.0||open-vm-tools||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3||open-vm-tools||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA||open-vm-tools||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA||open-vm-tools||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||open-vm-tools||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3||open-vm-tools||Affected|