CVE-2019-5514 Detail

Current Description

VMware VMware Fusion (11.x before 11.0.3) contains a security vulnerability due to certain unauthenticated APIs accessible through a web socket. An attacker may exploit this issue by tricking the host user to execute a JavaScript to perform unauthorized functions on the guest machine where VMware Tools is installed. This may further be exploited to execute commands on the guest machines.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152290/VMware-Security-Advisory-2019-0005.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107637 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0005.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5514
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/04/2019
Source:
VMware