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CVE-2019-5525 Detail

Current Description

VMware Workstation (15.x before 15.1.0) contains a use-after-free vulnerability in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) backend. A malicious user with normal user privileges on the guest machine may exploit this issue in conjunction with other issues to execute code on the Linux host where Workstation is installed.

Source:  MITRE
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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:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108674 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0009.html Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
15.0.0
Up to (excluding)
15.1.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5525
NVD Published Date:
06/06/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/10/2019