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) and Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3 and 10.x before 10.1.6) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the pixel shader functionality. 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 the host. Exploitation of this issue require an attacker to have access to a virtual machine with 3D graphics enabled. It is not enabled by default on ESXi and is enabled by default on Workstation and Fusion.
Published 2019-09-20 18:15:11
Updated 2019-09-23 13:16:37
Source VMware
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of serviceInformation leak

Threat overview for CVE-2019-5521

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2019-5521
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2019-5521 53,995
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-5521

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 31 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-5521

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P
8.0
4.9
NIST
9.6
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:H
3.1
5.8
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-5521

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

References for CVE-2019-5521

Products affected by CVE-2019-5521

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