VMware Workstation Pro/Player contains a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability that exists in the vstor2 driver. Successful exploitation of this issue may allow host users with normal user privileges to trigger a denial-of-service in a Windows host machine.
Published 2017-05-22 14:29:00
Updated 2017-08-13 01:29:21
Source VMware
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-4916

1.14%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 83 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-4916

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
8.0
6.9
NIST
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
2.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-4916

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-4916

Products affected by CVE-2017-4916

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