VMware ESXi (6.7 before ESXi670-201904101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-201903001), Workstation (15.x before 15.0.3 and 14.x before 14.1.6), Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3 and 10.x before 10.1.6) updates address an out-of-bounds vulnerability with the vertex shader functionality. Exploitation of this issue requires an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled. Successful exploitation of this issue may lead to information disclosure or may allow attackers with normal user privileges to create a denial-of-service condition on their own VM. The workaround for this issue involves disabling the 3D-acceleration feature. This feature is not enabled by default on ESXi and is enabled by default on Workstation and Fusion.
Published 2019-04-15 17:29:01
Updated 2019-04-16 17:45:49
Source VMware
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of serviceInformation leak

Threat overview for CVE-2019-5516

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2019-5516
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2019-5516 54,579
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-5516

0.15%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 51 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-5516

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
8.6
4.9
NIST
6.8
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
1.6
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-5516

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-5516

Products affected by CVE-2019-5516

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