[Security-announce] New VMSA-2018-0016 - VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

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VMware Security Advisory

Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0016
Severity:    Important
Synopsis:    VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address
             multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities
Issue date:  2018-06-28
Updated on:  2018-06-28 (Initial Advisory)
CVE number:  CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, CVE-2018-6967


1. Summary

   VMware ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion updates address multiple
   out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities

2. Relevant Releases

   VMware vSphere ESXi (ESXi)
   VMware Workstation Pro / Player (Workstation)
   VMware Fusion Pro, Fusion (Fusion)

3. Problem Description

   ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion multiple out-of-bounds read
   vulnerabilities

   VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion contain multiple out-of-bounds
   read vulnerabilities in the shader translator. Successful
   exploitation of these issues may lead to information disclosure or
   may allow attackers with normal user privileges to crash their VMs.

   VMware would like to thank RanchoIce of Tencent ZhanluLab
   (CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, CVE-2018-6967) and a member of Cisco
   Talos (CVE-2018-6965) for independently reporting these issues to us.

   The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
   assigned the identifiers CVE-2018-6965, CVE-2018-6966, and
   CVE-2018-6967 to these issues.

   Column 5 of the following table lists the action required to
   remediate the vulnerability in each release, if a solution is
   available.

   VMware      Product Running           Replace with/      Mitigation/
   Product     Version on      Severity  Apply patch        Workaround
   =========== ======= ======= ========  =============      ==========
   ESXi         6.7     Any    Important ESXi670-201806401-BG None
   ESXi         6.5     Any     N/A       not affected        N/A
   ESXi         6.0     Any     N/A       not affected        N/A
   ESXi         5.5     Any     N/A       not affected        N/A
   Workstation  14.x    Any    Important   14.1.2             None
   Fusion        10.x    OS X   Important   10.1.2              None

4. Solution

   Please review the patch/release notes for your product and
   version and verify the checksum of your downloaded file.

   ESXi 6.7
   -------------
   Downloads:
   https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch
   Documentation:
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/55920

   VMware Workstation Pro 14.1.2
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadworkstation
   https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Pro/index.html

   VMware Workstation Player 14.1.2
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer
   https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Player/index.html

   VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion 10.1.2
   Downloads and Documentation:
   https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadfusion
   https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Fusion/index.html


5. References

   https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6965
   https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6966
   https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6967
   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/55920

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6. Change log

   2018-06-28 VMSA-2018-0016
   Initial security advisory in conjunction with the release of ESXi
   6.7 patches on 2018-06-28

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