VMware Patches DoS Vulnerability in Workstation, Fusion


By Eduard Kovacs

VMware informed customers on Thursday that it has patched a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability in its Workstation and Fusion products. Details of the flaw and proof-of-concept code have been made public.

In its advisory, VMware said the vulnerability affects Workstation 12.x and 14.x on all platforms, and Fusion 8.x and 10.x on OS X. Patches are included in Workstation 14.1.1 and Fusion 10.1.1. A workaround that involves setting a password for the VNC connection can be applied to Workstation 12.x and Fusion 8.x releases.

The flaw, tracked as CVE-2018-6957, was discovered by Lilith …read more

Via:: Security Week