VMware Fusion contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A malicious actor with read/write access to the host operating system can elevate privileges to gain root access to the host operating system.
Published 2023-04-25 21:15:10
Updated 2023-05-04 21:24:33
Source VMware
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-20871

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-20871

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

References for CVE-2023-20871

Products affected by CVE-2023-20871

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