VMware Workstation and Fusion contain an integer overflow vulnerability in VMware NAT service when IPv6 mode is enabled. This issue may lead to an out-of-bound read which can then be used to execute code on the host in conjunction with other issues. Note: IPv6 mode for VMNAT is not enabled by default.
Published 2018-01-11 14:29:00
Updated 2018-02-13 00:35:35
Source VMware
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Threat overview for CVE-2017-4950

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2017-4950
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2017-4950 1,018
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-4950

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.06%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 25 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-4950

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST
7.0
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.0
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-4950

  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-4950

Products affected by CVE-2017-4950

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