VMware ESXi contains a memory corruption vulnerability that exists in the way it handles a network socket. A malicious actor with local access to ESXi may exploit this issue to corrupt memory leading to an escape of the ESXi sandbox.
Published 2022-12-13 16:15:20
Updated 2022-12-16 16:14:23
Source VMware
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Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Threat overview for CVE-2022-31696

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2022-31696
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2022-31696 44,795
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-31696

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 73 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-31696

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References for CVE-2022-31696

Products affected by CVE-2022-31696

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