VMware ESXi (7.0, 6.7 before ESXi670-202111101-SG and 6.5 before ESXi650-202110101-SG), VMware Workstation (16.2.0) and VMware Fusion (12.2.0) contains a heap-overflow vulnerability in CD-ROM device emulation. A malicious actor with access to a virtual machine with CD-ROM device emulation may be able to exploit this vulnerability in conjunction with other issues to execute code on the hypervisor from a virtual machine.
Published 2022-01-04 22:15:07
Updated 2022-01-27 17:40:21
Source VMware
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Threat overview for CVE-2021-22045

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2021-22045
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2021-22045 24,870
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
Find out if you* are affected by CVE-2021-22045!
*Directly or indirectly through your vendors, service providers and 3rd parties. Powered by attack surface intelligence from SecurityScorecard.

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-22045

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 32 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-22045

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.1
6.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-22045

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

References for CVE-2021-22045

Products affected by CVE-2021-22045

This web site uses cookies for managing your session, storing preferences, website analytics and additional purposes described in our privacy policy.
By using this web site you are agreeing to CVEdetails.com terms of use!