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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity Medium
Score 4.7/10


VMware Workstation Pro/Player 12.x before 12.5.3 contains a security vulnerability that exists in the SVGA driver. An attacker may exploit this issue to crash the VM or trigger an out-of-bound read. Note: This issue can be triggered only when the host has no graphics card or no graphics drivers are installed.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published