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CVE-2022-31676

Published: 23 August 2022

VMware Tools (12.0.0, 11.x.y and 10.x.y) contains a local privilege escalation vulnerability. A malicious actor with local non-administrative access to the Guest OS can escalate privileges as a root user in the virtual machine.

Notes

AuthorNote
alexmurray
Patch in email with Message-ID <BYAPR05MB634348FE28845A7AF442BE28B9649@BYAPR05MB6343.namprd05.prod.outlook.com>

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.0

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
open-vm-tools
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (2:11.0.5-4ubuntu0.18.04.2)
focal
Released (2:11.3.0-2ubuntu0~ubuntu20.04.3)
jammy
Released (2:11.3.5-1ubuntu4.1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(2:12.1.0-1)
trusty Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (12.1.0,10.3.25)
xenial
Released (2:10.2.0-3~ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.0
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity High
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H