Vigil@nce - VMware ESXi, Workstation: privilege escalation via SVGA Device
December 2018 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: ESXi, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware Workstation.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 17/10/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker, inside a guest system, can bypass restrictions via SVGA Device of VMware ESXi, Workstation, in order to escalate his privileges on the host system.
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