CVE-2018-6970 Detail

Current Description

VMware Horizon 6 (6.x.x before 6.2.7), Horizon 7 (7.x.x before 7.5.1), and Horizon Client (4.x.x and prior before 4.8.1) contain an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Message Framework library. Successfully exploiting this issue may allow a less-privileged user to leak information from a privileged process running on a system where Horizon Connection Server, Horizon Agent or Horizon Client are installed. Note: This issue doesn't apply to Horizon 6, 7 Agents installed on Linux systems or Horizon Clients installed on non-Windows systems.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105031 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041430 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0019.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6970
NVD Published Date:
08/13/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018
Source:
VMware